Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Skewen (Sgiwen) Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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This page was last updated at 6:55am on 23/11/13

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.

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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. Pembrokeshire.

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. Knight

 Currently unknown.

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
Pte. T.Beddoe

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

Currently unknown.

TNA WO199/3389.

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