Churchill's British Resistance - The Auxiliary Units


Weydale Auxiliary Unit Patrol

This page was last updated at 11:31am on 5/6/15

Thank you for selecting information on the Weydale Auxiliary Unit Patrol and their Operational Base. 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.

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Situated in the Weydale area of Caithness, near to the A9 and Main rail line into Thurso from the south.

Auxiliary Units number 1 Area: 
Area Group Commander: Captain A.J. Thomson [Admin Officer for 1, 2, 3 and 4 Groups]
Assistant Area Commander Lt J. Coghill

Not known.

Sgt W.A. Manson [Patrol Leader]
Cpl W. Allen
Pte G. Manson
Pte W. Mackay
Pte A. Anderson
Pte W. Gunn 

The OB was sited on farm land near to the Thurso-Watten road which sits below Weydale.

Similar targets to the patrol at Thurso/Glengolly which is approx 4km’s north from this patrol base.

Halkirk for combined training from Scout sections: Cameron/Seaforth Highlanders.

Usual issue, which were stored in the farm house nearby and some were found many years after the war ended and had to be inspected, collected and disposed of by an EOD team from RAF Kinloss.

 More information is required to locate members of this patrol.

Geoff Leet
Major Hancock files
201 Nominal roles WO199/3388

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