Llanfyrnach Patrol

Locality

Llanfyrnach is a village and parish in the hundred of Cemais, Pembrokeshire, Wales, close to the border with Carmarthenshire. It is situated in a remote upland area on the headwaters of the River Taf about 11 miles from Cardigan.

Though in Pembrokeshire this Patrol was officially recorded with Carmarthenshire Patrols.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant Phillip Picton Webb Potter

Farm assistant

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Corporal Davy William Brynmor James

Baker

06 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private David Emrys Evans

Wood worker

Unknown 1942
Private J. Gibby Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Gwynfor Thomas Harries

Rail porter

10 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private James Evans Llewellyn

Agricultural labourer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Benjamin David Rinaldo Owen 16 Jun 1941 03 Dec 1944
Private Ieuan Glyndwr Rees

Bus driver

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

The OB is thought to have been in woods just outside the village.

OB Status
Location not known
Location

Llanfyrnach Patrol

References

TNA ref WO199/3389.

1939 Register

Hancock data held at B.R.A.

The Last Ditch by David Lampe

Roy Lewis article in Western Telegraph Dec 2002