Drummuie Patrol

County Group

Drummuie is a hamlet near to Drummuie Castle.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant David Peddie Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Corporal James Robertson Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Cecil Borthwick

Gamekeeper (1947 P&J)

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private George Charmichael Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private David W. Low Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private James Morrison Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private T. Munro Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Norman Shand Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private James Stables Unknown Unknown
Private James Steven Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

The OB collapsed around 1956 and the area is now fenced off. All that remains is a sunken feature in ground where OB was.

The Patrol was based on Bahill, Huntly. This overlooks Huntly on high ground to south east. It is 3.5 miles from Forgue Patrol OB, 3.5 miles to Bin Hill OB, 5 miles from Bogmoon OB and 5 miles from Gartly OB.

Patrol & OB pictures
OB Image
Caption & credit
OB site from the air
OB Image
Caption & credit
This picture was kindly provided by Norman Davidson. Taken at the OB site.
OB Status
OB accessibility
This OB is on private land. Please do not be tempted to trespass to see it

Drummuie Patrol

Patrol Targets

Local targets would have been the road and rail networks, around the Huntly area.


Training was conducted at Blairmore House, Huntly.

Other information

Norman Davidson (Forestry Worker) recalls two other structures in the wood, however is unable to locate them today.


TNA ref WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.

Hancock report held at B.R.A

Norman Davidson