Rickarton Auxiliary Unit Patrol
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Thank you for selecting information on the Rickarton Auxiliary Unit Patrol and
their Operational Base located in Scotland. The info and below has been supplied by Alan Stewart our CIO for
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
Rickarton is an area to the south of Aberdeen, and NW of
Stonehaven. Rickarton is a small farming area and woodland on the Slug Road which is a main road over the
hills from the North to the South of Aberdeenshire.
Captain W.S.Smart was the GC, 2nd Lieut A Forbes asst GC.
Sgt W Bradley, Roadside Cottage Rickarton (postman?)
Pvt J Beattie
Pvt G Gibson
Pvt A Pickard
Pvt J Shepherd
Pvt J Watt
Unknown. Believed to be in Woodland around Rickarton.
Main Railway line south and Viaduct at Stonehaven,Slug road over the hills that would bypass Aberdeen.
Stonehaven nearby has a small harbout and possible invasion beach.
Not known but we assume the standard issued equipment.
TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
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