Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


New Pitsligo Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated on 26/4/16

Thank you for selecting information on the New Pitsligo 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.

New Pitsligo is a village to the South West of Fraserburgh.  It is MAINLY a farming and quarrying area.

Group Commander is Lieut. J.L Low, Headmaster from Old Deer, and 2nd Lieut,. A. Forbes, Fraserburgh.

Currently unknown

Sgt G Sim, Keepers Cottage, Bruckley Castle Estate, New Pitsligo (Gamekeeper?)
Pvt J McKnight
Pvt J (James or John) Pratt (High St New Pitsligo or Farmer at Upper Glasslaw?)
Pvt H (Henry or Herbert) Smith
Pvt A Thomson (75 Low Street, New Pitsligo or Farmer at Upper Glasslaw?)
Pvt R Wisley (possible Farmer?)

Thought to be in the area of Bruckley Castle estate or Glasslaw area.

Roads and main Aberdeen Railway line passes close to Brucklay estate, suggesting that location of the OB would be best suited here.

Currently unknown.

Not known but we assume the standard issued equipment. 

Nothing currently.

TNA – WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock Report

If you can help with any info please contact us.