Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Moreton Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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Thank you for selecting information on the Moreton Auxiliary Unit Patrol and Operational Base. This patrol report was provided by CART CIO for Dorset Dr. Will Ward.

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 Commander was Captain Fortnum from Bloxworth, with help from Lt Quick from Wareham. Sgt Bridges, Grenadier Guards delivered equipment early on (prob Jan-June 1941)


Name Date of Birth Occupation   Died
Sgt. Freddie C Bedford 12/10/1912 Baker  . .
Cpl. John Augustus Tolman 15/04/1909 . . .
A A Tony Holden 27/03/1922 . Joined 5/2/1944  .
Pte. G Outram 10/1/1897 . . .
Pte. L Bridle 10/08/1905 Farm labourer  . .
Pte. GL Parker 20/10/1922 . . .
Pte. Joe Moore Whayman 25/09/1903 . . .
Pte. HF Ratcliffe   .  .  .  .


It is thought that Freddie Bedford travelled to Coleshill for a training course with Robert House of the Winfrith patrol.


Freddie Bedford had a Tommy Gun


Correspondence with Simon House, son of Robert House from Winfrith patrol
NA files WO199/3390 and 199/3391