Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Leysmill Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was added on 4/11/16

Thank you for selecting information on the Leysmill 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.

This was a small Patrol perhaps 4 men in total. No names listed in TNA files (several patrols in Angus appear to be missing), only name is that of the Patrol Leader.

Commander Major R.O. Ramsey and and Asst Group Commander was Liet J.F. Leslie, 25 High St Monifieth.


Sgt A Soutar, Templeton, Leysmill, Arbroath (Blacksmith?)

The Operational Bases was/is located in woodland near Leysmill. The land is owned by Kinblethmont Estate owned by Robert Ramsay (Son of Major R.O. Ramsey. The Area GC)

The location of the OB was adjacent to Arbroath to Forfar Railway, also close proximity to the airfield at Arbroath and the coast road up the East coast.

Most likely Melville House, Fife.

Unknown at this time but see the standard weapons and equipment.

Nothing currently.

TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock report
Norman White

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