Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units

 

North Cookney Auxiliary Unit Patrol

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

Thank you for selecting information on the North Cookney 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.

Cookney is an area to the south of Aberdeen. Mainly farm land it was on a main route that would have bypassed Aberdeen from the North.

Captain W.S.Smart was the GC, 2nd Lieut A Forbes asst GC.

Currently unknown

Cookney appears to have had a small patrol of just 3 members.

Sgt J Willox, North Cookney
Pvt G Kennedy
Pvt W Kidd

Cookney has Maryculter and Rickarton patrols to North and South of it.

Unknown. Believed to be on moorland to the North of Cookney.

Main Railway line south and Viaduct at Muchalls, Radar station at Portlethen, Roads south and associated bridges and also several small coastal harbours.

Currently unknown.

Not known but we assume the standard issued equipment. 

Nothing currently.


TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock Report

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