Bridlington South Patrol

Bridlington South belonged to Number 1 Group which consisted of Bridlington North, Burton Fleming, Burton Agnes, Kilham, Flixton, Wold Newton and Harpham. The Area Group Commander was Captain Charles V Colley of Bridlington. Captain Colley was also the Group Commander of No 1 Group. His assistant Group Commander was Lt Neville J Woodward. Group Sgt Clerks were Sgt Jeffrey Horsfield and Sgt William M Jacob. The training W.O. was CSM Frederick K Richardson.

Patrol Members

Sgt Percy J Wardill                    JBBX/217/1                                     Boot Repairer                                       14/04/1909

Pte Eric W Newlove                  JBBM/134/4                                    Market Gardener                                 10/12/1920

Pte Harold Newlove                 JBBM/134/3                                    Market Gardener                                 19/04/1910

Pte Frank Witherwick                KOLI/97/9                                        Plumber                                                01/01/1915

Former Members of the Unit included Sgt Neville Woodward who was promoted to Lt and became the groups assistant Group Commander. Pte John Baron may also have been an earlier member.

This Patrols OB was located in the side of drain, not far from the main Coast Road. More importantly using the Land Drain systems as cover the nearby Airfield of RAF Lisset could easily be approached and attacked or monitored.

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