Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Selsey (South Mundham) Patrol Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 6:00pm on 26/3/14

Thank you for selecting information on the Selsey (South Mundham) Patrol Auxiliary Unit Patrol located in Sussex. The info below has come from our internal archive.

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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Intelligence officers in charge of Sussex have included Captain John Gwynne, Major C F C Bond, Captain Ian Benson and Captain L Roy Bradford.

At stand down Sussex was area 13.Selsey (South Mundham) was part of group 3 under the Area Group Command of Captain A Cooper of Small Dole, along with Small Dole, Goodwood, Stansted, North Stoke, Warningcamp, West Stoke, Clapham, Wiston  and Arundel Patrols. 

Currently unknown.

Unsure of the exact location of this patrol but it was based on the Manhood Peninsular on the West Sussex coast in the area of Pagham Harbour.

Aiming to place all Auxiliers in their Patrols, CART has used the home addresses recorded on the nominal roll to include:

Sergeant W M Torrence of South Mundham
Edward Sawday of South Mundham
William A Wickham of South Mundham
Edwin L Nurse of Runcton
C B Williams of Sidlesham
George I Bayley of Bognor Regis.
Ernest E Mansbridge of Runcton

Other Auxiliers living in the area include:

G E Butler of Bognor Regis

Though he could have been in another nearby Patrol.

Currently unknown

Selsey Auxiliary Unit Patrol 1

Pagham Harbour

An Environment Agency board at the entrance to Pagham Harbour, with Chichester Cathedral in the background.

© Copyright Ian Capper and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Currently unknown though it is assumed they trained at the regional HQ at Tottington Manor.

Currently unknown but it is assumed they had access to to standard arms and explosives.

TNA reference WO199/3391
Hancock data held at B.R.A
CART researchers Stewart Angell, Bill Ashby and Will Ward, Nina Hannaford.

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