Hampshire Group 4 - Eastleigh & Baddesley


The group photograph was taken at Fleming Park at stand down.

Back row L-R: Bill Diaper (Baddesley), Roy Budden (Chandlers Ford), Cuthbert Williams (Chandlers Ford), Unknown, Reg Sillence (Baddesley)

Centre row L-R; Bill Escott (Chandlers Ford), Bob Taplin (Unallocated), Unknown, Clarence King (Chandlers Ford), Monty Dymott (Chandlers Ford), Unknown, Unknown, Unknown, Sid Randall (Unallocated), Eddie Fry (Baddesley)

Front row L-R; Chris Kilford (Unallocated), John (Jack) Jolly (Baddesley), Jim Payne (Bishopstoke), 2nd Lt. Reg Bignell (Assistant Group Commander), Lt. George Stokes (Group Commander), Ernest Adderley (Baddesley), Sidney Scott (Chandlers Ford), Bob Lewry (Swaythling), Sid Osman (Baddesley).

Role Name Posted from Until
Area Commander Captain Arthur James Champion 10 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Group Commander Lieutenant George Stokes 10 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
Assistant Group Commander Second Lieutenant William Bignell 15 Aug 1940 03 Dec 1944
Map of Patrol locations

Baddesley Patrol

Bishopstoke Patrol

Chandler's Ford Patrol

Swaythling Patrol

OB Image
Caption & credit
Hampshire Group 4 at Fleming Park 1944 (from Harry Adderley)