Forres Patrol

Locality

Forres is a small farming town on main road and rail networks between Aberdeen and Inverness.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from until
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.

OB Status
Location not known
Location

Forres Patrol

Patrol Targets

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.

 

Training

Most likely Blairmore House in Huntly.

References

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