Upwey Patrol


Upwey is a village 2.5 miles north of Weymouth.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant Jesse Theodore Crocker

Jobbing Builder

19 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Corporal Herbert Joseph Strange

GWR (Great Western Railway) Engine repairer

20 Jun 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private Reginald William Billen


01 Nov 1940 14 Apr 1943
Private Stanley George Bown

Builders labourer & Landlord of Ship Inn where they met

27 May 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private Herbert George Derrick

Smiths Striker Railway Engineer ARP (Air Raid Precautions) Great Western Railway

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Robert Guppy

Permanent Way Labourer

10 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private Henry Legg

Dairyman Farmer

24 Jul 1940 03 Dec 1944
Private William George Wallace

General Labourer

26 May 1940 14 Apr 1943
Operational Base (OB)

The OB is understood to have been on the South side of the Ridgeway. There were possibly two OBs, with one abandoned and a new one built. Neither have been located.

OB Status
Location not known

Upwey Patrol