Uplyme is a village on the Devon/Dorset border and the River Lym.
|Sergeant Frederick James Bastone||
|04 Jul 1940||03 Dec 1944|
|Private Norman Henry Austin||
|20 Jul 1940||06 Nov 1942|
|Private Cyril Dennis Freeth||
|11 Jan 1943||03 Dec 1944|
|Private Walter Charles Hellier||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private Francis George Hutchings||
|11 Sep 1940||03 Dec 1944|
|Private Richard King Quick||
|30 Jul 1940||03 Dec 1944|
|Private Reginald James Wraxall||
|04 Sep 1942||08 Jun 1943|
Unknown at present but there are rumours of a bunker in the woods around the St Mary's Lane area of Uplyme.
The Patrol would have presumably targeted the old A35, the main route in and out of the South West and a crucial artery for any invading force.
Norman Austin's son Richard, remembered his father talking about being trained to blow up the railway line. Presumably this is the branch line between Lyme Regis and Axminster where it joined the main line.
Unknown but it is assumed they had access to the standard equipment and arms.
TNA ref WO199/3391
Hancock data held at B.R.A
Richard Austin personal communication.
The Hellier Family