Forres is a small farming town on main road and rail networks between Aberdeen and Inverness.
|Sergeant Charles Murray||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private George Burgess||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Corporal William Laing||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private J. MacIntosh||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private G. McAulay||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private William Russell||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
Operational Base (OB)
The OB could have been possibly in the woods at Burgie.
Location not known
Targets would have included main road and rail links especially a bridge over the River Findhorn.
RAF stations in Forres and Kinloss. Beside Kinloss was an inland sea bay which shipping / seaplanes could have used.
Most likely Blairmore House in Huntly.
TNA ref WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock report held at B.R.A
World War II in Moray by Ian Keillar and Bill Bartlam