Drefach Patrol

Locality

Drefach is a village located near Tumble, Llanelli, Carmarthenshire, West Wales. It lies at the confluence of three fast-flowing streams Nant Bargod, Nant Esgair and Nant Brân, where their steep-sided valleys open out into the Teifi Valley.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant Willie Davies

Coal miner

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private David John Davies

Coal miner

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Thomas Artheny Davies

Coal miner

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Emrys Evans

Coal hauler

21 Aug 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private Cyril Desmond Greville

Coal miner

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Thomas Morgan Jones

Coal hauler

05 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private R. J. Morris Unknown 1942
Private Gwilym Rees

Coal miner

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Glyndwr Rees

Coal hewer

25 May 1940 Unknown
Private William Lynne Walters

Underground electrician

06 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private A. J. Williams Unknown 1942
Private C. Williams Unknown 1942
OB Status
Location not known
Location

Drefach Patrol

References

TNA ref WO199/3389.

Hancock data held at B.R.A.

1939 Register

The Last Ditch by David Lampe