Gartly is an inland hamlet several miles south of the town of Huntly, and sits on the River Bogie.
|Sergeant William Innes||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Sergeant William Gordon McPherson||
|Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Corporal A. Watt||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private J. MacRae||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private J. Martin||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private G. Martin||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
|Private J. Stuart||Unknown||03 Dec 1944|
The OB was located on Hill of Collithie. Access to the OB was through a stone wall. It has long since been destroyed.
The main Aberdeen to Inverness railway line and main roads
Most likely Blairmore House in Huntly.
Sergeant McPherson said the weapons were stored at the roadside under farmyard junk.
The Gartly Patrol is not recorded on the September 1944 records of Patrols complied by Major Hancock.
This may have been an omission or the Patrol could have been stood down early. It is unclear between McPherson and Innes who was the Patrol leader at which time.
The National Archives WO199/3388 201 Battalion rolls.
Hancock report held at B.R.A
Patrick Scott – Huntly
Aberdeenshire Sites and Monuments Register “Hill of Collithie”