Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Manswood Auxiliary Unit Patrol

Thank you for selecting information on the Manswood Auxiliary Unit and Operational Base in Dorset. The info below has come from our CIO for Dorset, Dr Will Ward.

This page was last updated at 7:34am on 24/11/13

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 our researchers have not found it yet.

If you have any information on this patrol or can help with research in this area please do contact us.

This patrol was a part of Group 1, which comprised patrols in the area surrounding Wimborne. Group Commander was JRN Charter.

Currently unknown.

Sgt. M Greenwood. DOB - 10/7/1907   
Cpl. H E Squibb. DOB - 5/7/1899   
Pte. C D J Riggs. DOB - 12/16/1912  (Left April 1943) 
Pte. R C Burt. DOB - 4/6/1913   
Pte. E W Christopher. DOB - 21/6/1898   
Pte. Gordon Hubert Frank Budden. DOB - 2/12/1920   (Left April 1943, Killed on SAS OP Bulbasket 1944)
Pte. C F Light     

Pte. N J/F Marsh. DOB - 4/5/1913   
Pte. G Stokes. DOB - 4/13/1922   

It is thought that Marsh and Stokes were part of this unit based on their ID card numbers.

Listed on the DOB. See here

Currently unknown.

Currently unknown.

Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.

Currently unknown.

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