Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units
|Private Norton Saunders, Private Lennie Rowe, Corporal Doug Aldridge, Private RC Fisher, Private J Ritchie|
|Sgt. Reverend Trevor Waller, Captain George Scott-Noncrieff, Private William Edgar Harris|
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Auxiliary Units were a secret resistance network of highly trained volunteers prepared to be Britain's last ditch line of defence during World War Two. They operated in a network of cells from hidden underground bases around the UK.
The Debenham patrol consisted of:
- Sgt. Rev. Trevor Waller
- Cpl. A D (Doug) Aldridge
- Pte. T H Oxborough, News Agent
- Pte. L (Lennie) C Rowe
- Pte Norton G Saunders, Bus Driver
- Pte J Ritchie, Farmed at Poplar Hall
- Pte William Edgar Harris, Teacher
- Pte R C Fisher
- Pte Ronald Watson, local Milk roundsman, and a member for a short time only
Further information on Churhill's Secret Auxiliary Units can be found on this website Debenham Auxiliary Unit Patrol and I can thoroughly recommend the following book: Churchill's Secret Auxiliary Units In Norfolk & Suffolk, by Evelyn Simak and Adrian Pye, ISBN: 978-0-9558797-7-7, Published by Lavenham Press.