Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Ystalyfera Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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Ystalyfera is a former industrial village in the upper Swansea Valley, on the River Tawe, about 13 miles (21 km) north-east of Swansea in the unitary authority of Neath Port Talbot, Wales, Originally West Glamorganshire.

The Area: No 20 GLAMORGAN to PEMBROKE – Groups: 1. Glamorgan.  2. Glamorgan.  3 Carmarthenshire. 4. Pembrokeshire.

The patrol was part of GLAMORGAN GROUP 2: which consisted of four Patrols: Ystalyfera, Pontardawe, Cwmgorse, Cwmllynfell, patrols.

Group commander of these Patrols was Captain N.Ll. Barker + Assistant Group Commander   Lieut. T. Smallman.

 Currently unknown.

Sgt. R. Richards       
Cpl. G. Edwards       
Pte. T.R. White         
Pte. W.D. Williams   
Pte. A. Williams        
Pte. F.T. Evans          
Pte. E. Marks    
Lieut N L Baker (later Captain) (Listed in 1943)
Pte J R White
Pte. I Davies                                

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

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TNA WO199/3389.

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