Skewen (Sgiwen) Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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Skewen (Sgiwen) Auxiliary Unit and Operational
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Skewen (Welsh: Sgiwen) is a village within the county borough of Neath Port
Talbot, in Wales, but originally Glamorganshire.
No 20 GLAMORGAN to PEMBROKE – Groups: 1. Glamorgan. 2. Glamorgan. 3 Carmarthenshire. 4.
The patrol was part of GLAMORGAN GROUP 1: which consisted of four Patrols: SKEWEN, PONT-NEATH-VAUGHAN, SEVEN
SISTERS, CYMER, patrols.
Group commander of these Patrols was Captain C.H. Young who was assisted by Lieut O.G.
Sgt. K.G. Owen
Sgt. O G Knight ( later Lieut.) (listed in 1943)
Pte. I. Lodwick
Pte. E. John
Pte. A.D. Knight
Pte. W. Lloyd
Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.
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