Weeley Patrol

Locality

Weeley lies close to the crossing of the railway, and A133 road and B1441 roads.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant Roger Andrew Weeley

Solicitor and farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Corporal Basil George Deeks

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Corporal Joseph James Webb

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Reginald Thomas Bruce

Plasterer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Frederick E. Martin

Horseman

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Edward David Piper

Public works labourer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private George Frederick Wallace

Farm labourer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

The Operational Base was in Weeley Hall Woods dug into a bank under a holly tree.

Patrol & OB pictures
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Weeley OB entry chamber
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Weeley Patrol OB entrance
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Weeley OB entry steps
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Weeley OB exposed entrance (Hugh Frostick)
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Weeley Patrol inside used as log store (Hugh Frostick)
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Weeley OB is Located under a Holly tree
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Weeley interior showing corregated roof
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Ann Strange, niece & granddaughter of Fingringhoe Auxiliers Peter & Lou Potter, with Jill Frostick, widow of Mistley Aux Charles Frostick
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Grandson of a local Auxilier inside Weeley OB
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View out of Weeley OB with no end wall
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OB entrance (from Gary & Mark Binden)
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Entrance chamber. Note pipe entering chamber from wall on right (from Gary & Mark Binden)
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Main chamber (from Gary & Mark Binden)
OB Status
Largely intact
OB accessibility
This OB is on private land. Please do not be tempted to trespass to see it
Location

Weeley Patrol

References

TNA ref WO199/3389

Hancock data held at B.R.A

1939 Register

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