Marnoch Patrol

County Group
Locality

Marnoch is an area to the south west of Aberchirder on the River Deveron.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from until
Sergeant William Main Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Corporal Leslie Stephen

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Robert Cumming

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Duncan Munro

Grave digger

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Hugh Munro Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Charles Alexander Proctor

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Andrew C.W. Sinclair

School teacher

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Robert Wilson

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

The Operational Base was believed to be behind the graveyard in Marnoch, on a slope next to the River Deveron. One of the patrol (Duncan Munro) was a grave digger. It is unknown if it still survives.

OB Status
Location not known
Location

Marnoch Patrol

Patrol Targets

Most likely the targets would have been the main A97 road running north-south.

Training

Training was carried out at Blairmore House, Huntly.

References

TNA ref WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls.
Hancock report held at B.R.A

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