Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Settrington Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 6:24 am on 16/11/12

Thank you for selecting information on the Settrington Auxiliary Unit Patrol located in East Yorkshire.

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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Settrington Patrol belonged to Group 2 of the Northern East Yorkshire Auxiliary Units which also consisted Norton and Scampston Patrols.

They were Commanded by Lt Henry Towse who was the Scampston Gamekeeper and was born in 1904.

Not currently known.

Sgt William Samuel Eggleton       

JCMH/50/1 Gamekeeper 16/06/1900
Cpl Harold Hugill JCMH/30/2 Market Gardener 04/02/1904
Pte Roland Gilbert Walden JCMH/89/4 Farm Bailiff 03/09/1912
Pte Charles William Hodgson JCMH/83/6 Farm Labourer 13/01/1908
Pte John James Scott JCMJ/35/1 Gamekeeper 14/01/1902
Pte Samuel Raymond Wardell JCMH/35/4 Farmer   17/03/1911 
Pte James Watson Sleightholme JCMH/51/2   Shepherd  11/11/1904 

A Pte Kenneth P Pickersgill appears to have been an earlier member of the Patrol


The Operational Base has been destroyed.

Not a lot is known at all about this patrol. In the vicinity of this Patrol was RAF Wombleton a Bomber Command Training Airfield and RAF Cottam although this fell out of use due to its location and was always out of action due to bad weather.

Training was carried out in Nine Springs Dale between Settrington and Duggleby.

Not currently known.

Currently unknown

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