Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Stornoway 2 Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 2:22pm on 22/1/14

Thank you for selecting information on the Stornoway 2 Auxiliary Unit Patrol and their Operational Base on the Outer Hebrides. The info and images below have been supplied by CART's Fife & Angus CIO, David Blair. 

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.

The Intelligence Officer was A.G. Fiddes-Watt: Cameron Highlanders.

Area Group Commander was Capt J.G. Chisholm. Caledonian Hotel, Stornoway. (Capt Chisholm was also Admin officer for group 5)

Assistant Group Commander was 2nd Lieut Alexander John Lehury. 95 Caberfeidh Buildings, Stornoway.

Around 1941.

Sgt A. MacLean. Nicolson Road, Stornoway
Cpl A. MacLeod. Newton Street, Stornoway
Pte A. MacLean. Maryhill, Stornoway
Pte J. Matheson. Marybank Lodge, Stornoway
Pte A. MacMaster. Creed Lodge, Stornoway
Pte A. Smith. Marybank Holdings, Stornoway   

The location of the OB is not known at this time but thought to be between Holm Farm and Holm Village, covering the Minch side of the Airfield.

Stornoway Airfield today. © Copyright Stephen Branley and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence

Airfield, road links, sea and beach reconnaissance

Nothing currently

 Usual equipment supplied in the Aux kits is assumed.

Further research on this patrol and others in the Stornoway area is ongoing.

Stornoway Historical Society.

If you can help with any info please contact us.