Dorchester Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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the Dorchester Auxiliary Unit and Operational Base in Dorset. The info below has come from our CIO for Dorset,
Dr Will Ward.
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Research into this patrol and its training is ongoing. The information below is published from
various sources and is by no means conclusive. If information is not listed below
it does not necessarily mean the information is not out there but normally means our
researchers have not found it yet.
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This patrol was a part of Group 3, which comprised patrols in the area to the West of Dorchester. Group Commander
was H H “Bert” Gaunt.
Sgt. F G Hare. DOB - 5/7/1892
Cpl. S J Jones. DOB - 6/23/00
Pte. J R Thayer. DOB - 5/11/1899 (Left Oct 1943)
Pte. W Brown. DOB - 6/16/02 (Left April 1944)
Pte. A Taylor. DOB - 11/9/06 (Left Jan 1944)
Pte. D W/F Read. DOB - 4/1/23 (Left June 1943 )
Pte. P J Lynn. DOB - 8/16/24
Pte. C J Marshall. DOB - 12/16/07 (Left Oct 1943)
Lynn and Marshall are most likely members of this patrol, rather than other in the West Dorchester area. D L
Keegan, J Keynes and T Cross also have Dorchester address, though it is less clear which patrol they belong to in
Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.
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