East Yorkshire Aux Units
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The East Yorkshire Patrols
Within East Yorkshire there were two areas known as Northern and Southern Groups with a total of 34 Patrols
Northern Group Commander – Captain Charles V Colley also commanded No1 Group
Asst Group Commander – Lt Neville J Woodward
Group Sgt Clerks - Sgt Jeffrey Horsfield , Sgt William M Jacob
Training W.O. – CSM Frederick K Richardson
Commanded by Lt Henry Towse who was the Scampston Gamekeeper and was born in 1904
Norton, Scampston, Settrington
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.
Wharram, Westow, Leavening
The Southern Area was commanded by Capt Walter Kitching also Group 5 Commander
Asst Group Commander Captain Carrington also Group No 7 Commander
Bewholme, Catwick, Skirlaugh, Aldborough, Goxhill
Captain Cyril Carrington (b.03.12.1899) of Beverley was a leather Sales Manager with the local tannery of WM Hodgson. He was also Group Commander of the East Riding Southern Area.
Commanded by Captain Stanley Holmes DOB 10/04/1896, a Provision Merchant at Cottingham. The Group Sergeant was Sgt Robert E Williams of Hull DOB 12/05/1901, a works foreman. He had originally been a member of the South Cave Patrol when he lived in that area.
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