Leavening Patol

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

A Pte Douglas Brown was said to have been a member of the Patrol but his name does not appear on the Nominal Rolls.

A 2 man dugout on the brow of a hill some 27m to the South West linked by Field Telephone. Rifle Training was carried out at the Guisborough Rifle Range. Patrol weapons consisted of Thompson Sub Machine Guns, Stenguns, .38 Smith and Wesson Revolvers, .22 Sniper rifle and a Canadian Ross .300 Rifle. FS Knives and and a Cosh.

 

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