Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Sutterby (3c) Auxiliary Unit.

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This page was last updated at 9:50am on 6/6/15

Sutterby was part of group 3 along with Dalby and Alford Patrols.

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 original Intelligence Officer was Captain Donald Hamilton-Hill who went on to join SOE (Special Operations Executive). He was succeeded by Captain William M B Lamb and finally Major H L F Bucknall.

Hamilton-Hill's original Headquarters at Wellingore Hall was quickly requestioned by the RAF as was the second at Blankney Hall. The third and final move was to Dalby Hall and just before stand down, administration was moved to North Bar Within Beverley, Yorkshire.

The Area “North 2” Commander was Captain Frank Dawson
Sutterby was part of group 3 along with Dalby and Alford Patrols.
Group commander of these Patrols was the same Captain Frank Dawson


Currently unknown.

Sergeant R Chester
Corporal H Grantham
Private W Padley
Private J Crawford
Private F Turner
Private A Bontoft ?

Listed along with this patrol is Colour Sergeant Major D Kellaway

Thought to have been in Oven's Plantation between Oven's Farm and Sutterby. It is understood to have been destroyed.

In the area of the OB site, near Brinkhill. © Copyright Ian S

Currently unknown.

Wellingore then Blankney and Dalby Hall were the headquarters for the Lincolnshire Auxiliary Units so they certainly would have trained at the nearby Dalby Hall.

It is assumed they were issued with the standard arms and explosives.

Currently unknown.

TNA WO199/3389, Colin Haynes.
Defence of Britain database complied by Mark Sansom.
The Secret Army by Mark Sansom – Lincolnshire Heritage Booklets.

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