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TITLE
Letter to Home Guard Commander Ref: Berriedale
EXTERNAL ID
Z_GB1741_D592_7_07
PLACENAME
Dunbeath
DISTRICT
Southern
OLD COUNTY/PARISH
CAITHNESS: Latheron
DATE OF IMAGE
30 December 1940
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
Caithness Archive Centre
ASSET ID
6099
KEYWORDS
home guard
berriedale
brigadier wimberly
Letter to Home Guard Commander Ref: Berriedale

Letter sent from Dunbeath Castle to Home Guard Commander in Wick regarding the defence of Berriedale.Letter sent from Dunbeath Castle to Home Guard Commander in Wick regarding defending Berriedale.

On this second page the writer suggests that an officer be sent up the road from the Ord to Wick, to assess what can be done to defend this area. The writer acknowledges that this letter may just seem like one long complaint, but that he is only trying to explain the situation and receive some instructions.

He closes the letter with his signature.

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Letter to Home Guard Commander Ref: Berriedale

CAITHNESS: Latheron

1940s

home guard; berriedale; brigadier wimberly

Caithness Archive Centre

Home Guard/Civil Defence papers

Letter sent from Dunbeath Castle to Home Guard Commander in Wick regarding the defence of Berriedale.Letter sent from Dunbeath Castle to Home Guard Commander in Wick regarding defending Berriedale.<br /> <br /> On this second page the writer suggests that an officer be sent up the road from the Ord to Wick, to assess what can be done to defend this area. The writer acknowledges that this letter may just seem like one long complaint, but that he is only trying to explain the situation and receive some instructions.<br /> <br /> He closes the letter with his signature.