Ystalyfera Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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Ystalyfera is a former industrial village in the upper Swansea Valley, on the River Tawe, about 13 miles (21 km)
north-east of Swansea in the unitary authority of Neath Port Talbot, Wales, Originally West Glamorganshire.
The Area: No 20 GLAMORGAN to PEMBROKE – Groups: 1. Glamorgan. 2. Glamorgan. 3 Carmarthenshire. 4.
The patrol was part of GLAMORGAN GROUP 2: which consisted of four Patrols: Ystalyfera, Pontardawe, Cwmgorse,
Group commander of these Patrols was Captain N.Ll. Barker + Assistant Group Commander Lieut. T.
Sgt. R. Richards
Cpl. G. Edwards
Pte. T.R. White
Pte. W.D. Williams
Pte. A. Williams
Pte. F.T. Evans
Pte. E. Marks
Lieut N L Baker (later Captain) (Listed in 1943)
Pte J R White
Unknown, but it is assumed that they had the standard weapons and explosives issued to all patrols.
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