Find out more about his military career and involvement here
This patrol was based just north of Etal in Northumberland.
Thanks to Colin Hunter and Stephen Lewins (CART CIO for Northumberland) for the report.
You can see it here
Today we have added a report by Stephen Lewins our CIO for Northumberland.
The Stobswood patrol also known as “The Death or Glory Boys” were based near Widdrington Station and Stobswood, two mining villages in the south east of Northumberland.
You can read his report here
Stephen Lewins, our CIO for Northumberland, has sent us a report on the Netherwhitton Auxiliary Unit Patrol.
Sadly the Operational Base is no longer standing but he has managed to find out other info on the partrol.
You can see the report here
We have just added a patrol report by our CIO Stephen Lewins on the Dunbar Auxiliary Unit Patrol in Scotland.
The patrol was set up in mid 1941 by Major Forbes (one of twenty patrols he set up). It was part of 201Bn. GHQ Home Guard Auxiliary Units, No. 4 Area The Scottish Borders.
You can read the report here
Stephen Lewins, our CIO for Northumberland has just sent us a report on the Longhorsley Special Duties Out Station in Northumberland.
The radio operators were Mr Charles Webb, a solicitor and the Reverant Father Wright (left) who was also the Air Raid Warden, a good choice for cover as this gave him access to many places in the village and round about at times when others were in doors, no questions asked.
Read the whole report here
Just added info from our Northumberland CIO, Stephen Lewins on the East Cramlington/Hartford Auxiliary Unit patrol.
See the full report, images and video here
We have just updated the page on the Northumberland patrol at Allerdean.
With the help of the land owner who saw our first web page, Stephen Lewins has now located the Operational Base and his new findings can be seen here
They include a plan, video and images.
Our thanks go to Mr. John Holmes, the land owner, for allowing access and helping Stephen.
It is with sadness that Stephen Lewins (CIO for Northumberland) has to report the death of Frank Stamp of Watch Hill, Whalton, Northumberland. He died on November 2nd. Frank was 90 years old and leaves a wife Mary.
An Auxilier who took his secrets to the grave but we know what he was prepared to give up for us.
R. I.P Frank Stamp.