Rickarton Patrol

County Group
Locality

Rickarton is an area to the south of Aberdeen, and north west of Stonehaven.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from until
Sergeant William Alexander Bradley

Postman, He was also a bee keeper, gamekeeper and poultry farmer.

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private John Beattie Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private George Gibson

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private Alexander Pickard Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private John Shepherd

Farmer

Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private James Watt Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Operational Base (OB)

Believed to be in Woodland around Rickarton.

OB Status
Location not known
Location

Rickarton Patrol

Patrol Targets

Targets would of included the main railway line south and viaduct at Stonehaven, Slug Road over the hills that would bypass Aberdeen. Stonehaven nearby has a small harbour and possible invasion beach.

References

TNA ref WO199/3388 201 Bn rolls

Hancock Report held at B.R.A

Heather Jaggard-Legerton (Granddaughter)