Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

Forres Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 6:23am on 2/5/15

Thank you for selecting information on the Forres Auxiliary Unit Patrol and their Operational Base in Scotland. The info below has been supplied by CART's Aberdeenshire CIO, Alan Stewart.

Research into this patrol and its training is ongoing. The information below is published from various sources and is by no means conclusive. If information is not listed below it does not necessarily mean the information is not out there but normally means CART researchers have not found it yet.

If you have any information on this patrol or can help with research in this area please do contact us.

Forres is a small farming  town on main road and rail networks between Aberdeen and Inverness.  Forres had a bomber command training airfield and the main base at RAF Kinloss nearby.

GC Capt W A Mustard, Asst GCs 2/Liet A Macdonald, Redcliffe, Lossiemouth and 2/Lieut H Collie, Mains of Struthers, Kinloss.

Unknown



Sgt C Murray, The Kennels, Burgie, Forres
Cpl W Laing
Pte G Burgess
Pte J MacIntosh
Pte G McAulay
Pte W Russel
Pte H Collie

Unknown, Possibly in the woods at Burgie

Main road and rail links, Bridge over the River Findhorn, RAF stations in Forres and Kinloss, Beside Kinloss was an inland sea bay which shipping / seaplanes could have used.

Most likely Blairmore House in Huntly.

We suspect they were issued with the standard kit. 

Nothing currently.

TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock report
World War II in Moray Ian Keillar and Bill Bartlam

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