Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Leavening Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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Research into this patrol and its training is ongoing. The information below is published from various sources and is by no means conclusive. If information is not listed below it does not necessarily mean the information is not out there but normally means CART researchers have not found it yet.

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Group 3 of the Northern Area Auxiliary Unit Patrols consisted of Leavening, Westow and Wharram Patrols.

No 3 Group was commanded by Lt Robert Sisterton JCMF/1/4  who was born on 12/11/1909. He is described as a Vermin Destroyer and lived at Settrington. The Group Sgt Clerk was Sgt George Edwin Robson JCMH/81/1 of Settrington born 14/06/1912 and was a Porter/Signalman.

Not currently known.

Sgt Percy Welburn Milner        

JCMB/81/1 Farmer 13/10/1898
Cpl Robert Dent JCMB/73/3 Farmer 22/02/1914
Pte George Robson JCMB/86/1 Farmer 04/04/1904
Pte Norman Grice JCMG/12/4 Farm Labourer 13/04/1918
Pte Douglas Webster JCFG/46/3 Farmer 11/12/1917
Pte Edgar Smallwood JCMD/55/3  Farm Worker  11/11/1923
Pte Harold Grice  JCMG/12/3 Farm Labourer  07/04/1916


A Pte Douglas Brown was said to have been a member of the Patrol but his name does not appear on the Nominal Rolls.

Sgt Percy Milner (seated) with some Aux re-enactors. Picture kindly supplied by Ian Turton.

Not currently known.

Observation Post: 2 man dugout on the brow of a hill some 27m to the South West linked by Field Telephone.

Not currently known.

Rifle Training was carried out at the Guisborough Rifle Range.

Thompson Sub Machine Guns, Stenguns, .38 Smith and Wesson Revolvers, .22 Sniper rifle and a Canadian Ross .300 Rifle. FS Knives and and a Cosh.

Currently unknown

Ian Turton, Nominal Rolls at the National Archive and East Ridings Secret Resistance by Alan Williamson