Stornoway (Steornabhagh) 3 Patrol


Stornoway (Steornabhagh) is the main town in the Western Isles and administrative centre for the Outer Hebrides.

Patrol members
Name Occupation Posted from Until
Sergeant M. MacFarlane Unknown Unknown
Corporal J. MacLeod Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private A. MacDonald Unknown Unknown
Private M. MacFarlane Unknown Unknown
Private W. MacFarlane Unknown Unknown
Private J. M. MacLeod Unknown Unknown
Private N. MacLeod Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Private D. Munro Unknown Unknown
Operational Base (OB)

The OB is located on Gallows Hill overlooking Stornoway Harbour.

OB Status
Location not known

Stornoway (Steornabhagh) 3 Patrol

Patrol Targets

It is suspected that the harbour would have been the main target for attack.


Visiting Scout sections from Seaforths and Lovat Scouts conducted a ‘round robin’ type of training package for Patrols on the Outer Hebrides.

Other information

Most of the Patrol left before stand down.


TNA ref WO199/3388

Hancock data held at B.R.A

David Blair

Stornoway Historical Society