Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Wharram Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 8:46 am on 17/11/12

Thank you for selecting information on the Wharram 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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Group 3 of the Northern Area Auxiliary Unit Patrols consisted of Leavening, Westow and Wharram Patrols.

No 3 Group was commanded by Lt Robert Sisterton JCMF/1/4  who was born on 12/11/1909. He is described as a Vermin Destroyer and lived at Settrington. The Group Sgt Clerk was Sgt George Edwin Robson JCMH/81/1 of Settrington born 14/06/1912 and was a Porter/Signalman.

Not currently known.

Sgt Harry T Wilson
Cpl Thomas Johnson JCME/67/1 Vermin Destroyer 27/11/1908
Pte Albert Burton JCMF/5/1 Quarry Foreman 05/02/1898
Pte Harold Walker JCMN/58/5 Farmer 26/03/1905
Pte George W Snaith  JCMF/3/4  Motor Fitter  05/01/1926 
Pte Charles H Mears  JCMK/90/6 Tractor Driver 06/04/1918 

Pte George W Snaith DOB suggests that he was only 13 at the outbreak of War. This entry has been checked and seems to be correct. In 1941 he would of been 15 and maybe an Apprentice Motor Fitter.

Not currently known.

Driffield to Malton Railway Line and Burdale Tunnel.

Training was carried out at Coleshill, Middleton Hall, and Guisborough with exercises at Settrington Hall and local Airfields.

Revolvers and Stenguns, no other information.

Currently unknown

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