Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


South Cave Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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Thank you for selecting information on the South Cave 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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The Group consisted of Brough, North and South Cave Patrols.

Group 9 was Commanded by Lt William Cross JCKS/48/3 DOB 01/01/1903, an agricultural Worker at Everthorpe. His Assistant Group Commander was 2lt James Henry Harrop JCCD/8/1 DOB 19/07/1914 an Aircraft Draughtsman. The Group Sgt Clerk was Sgt John Leonard Cross JCKS/48/4 DOB 17/05/1904.

Not currently known.

Sgt Ronald Sinclair Massey       JCCG/165/4 Aircraft Stress Analyst 11/02/1916
Cpl Benjamin R Taylor JCCB/113/5 Timber Feller 25/03/1918
Pte Gordon Provo Watson JCCB/166/1 Technical Author 21/08/1906
Pte Ernest Christopher Colbeck JCCB/32/6 Stores Supt 01/06/1901
Pte Charles Arthur Mason JCKR/115/5 Aircraft Engineer 20/02/1914
Earlier Members of the Patrol:
Sgt Robert E Williams who became No 8 Group Sgt Clerk, Cpl John L Cross who became No 9 Group Sgt Clerk. Pte Stephen C Woodward and Pte Thomas S Watson.

The Operational Base has been destroyed.

Drewton Railway Tunnel.

Middleton Hall.

.38 Revolvers, .22 Sniper Rifle, FS Knives and Sten Guns formerly Thompson Machine Guns. Garrottes. They also wore Denim Uniform, Black Berets, and Rubber Boots.

Currently unknown

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