Berry Hill Patrol


Berry Hill, near Newport, is a town on the Pembrokeshire coast on the River Nevern.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant Stanley Alexander Smith


Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Theophilus John Harries

Agricultural shoe smith

11 Aug 1942 03 Dec 1944
Private William Thomas Harries

Small holder

25 May 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private H. L. Harries Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Thomas James Phillips


25 May 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private Titus John Rees

Farm labourer

25 May 1940 1942
Private Thomas Francis Thomas

Rabbit dealer & net fisherman

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

Thought to be in the woods below Berry Hill House.

OB Status
Location not known

Berry Hill Patrol

Patrol Targets

The main A487 from Fishguard to Cardigan would have been a target.


TNA ref WO199/3389

Major Hancock data held at B. R. A

1939 Register

The Last Ditch by David Lampe

The Story of Stokey Lewis by Walter Ireland

Western Telegraph article by Roy Lewis Dec 2002