Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

Marnoch Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 7:30am on 25/5/15

Thank you for selecting information on the Marnoch Auxiliary Unit Patrol and their Operational Base located in Scotland. The info and below has been supplied by Alan Stewart our CIO for Aberdeenshire.

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.

Marnoch is an area to the South West  of Aberchirder. Mainly farm land On the River Deveron. Marnoch is just off a main access road between invasion beaches in Banff, and Huntly. There were a number of Auxiliary Units around this area.

Lieut A.H Budge was GC, 2nd Lieut L Huchison was Asst GC.

Currently unknown

Sgt W Main, Marnoch Lodge
Cpl Leslie Stephen, Euchrie, (Teacher) 
Pvt Robert Cumming, Craighead (Farner)
Pvt Duncan Munro (Grave Digger)
Pvt Andeww Sinclair, Easterfiled ( School Teacher)
Pvt Robert Wilson, Turtory, (Farmer)

The Operational base was believed to be behind the graveyard in Marnoch, on a slope next to the River Deveron. One of the patrol (Duncan Munro) was a grave digger. It is unknown if it still survives.

Most likely the targets would have been the main A97 road running North South.

Currently unknown.

Not known but we assume the standard issued equipment. 

Nothing currently.


TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock Report
http://www.foggieloan.co.uk/waryears2/homeguard.htm

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