Flixton Patrol

Flixton belonged to Number 1 Group which consisted of Bridlington North, Bridlington South, Burton Fleming, Burton Agnes, Kilham, 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

 

Sgt William Found                              JCBB/20/1                           

Cpl Eric Barker                                   JCDA/47/4

Pte Jack Rudd                                    JCDB/1/3

Pte George Ellis                                  JCDA/56/3

Pte Jack Stephenson                        JCDB/3/3

Pte George William Sellers              JHRM/180/3

Pte John Oxendale Tindall               JCHN/48/5

 

An original member of the Patrol Sgt Charles Henry Moxlow was killed in road traffic accident on the way to Middleton Hall for training. Sgt Moxlow had just been promoted to Lt to take over the Group as Commander.

The Patrol Target was RAF Staxton Wold Radar Station. A postscript to this story we found that was very sad. On the Flixton Memorial that remembers all the 1st and 2nd World War Dead is a Simple carving of a name, Sgt Charles Moxlow. Home Guard. Even in death this particular chap wasnt given the recognition he deserved, not even his newly commissioned rank of Lieutenant.

 

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