'Courses at CTC Inveraray'


Inveraray Scotland
United Kingdom
56° 13' 54.3288" N, 5° 4' 31.476" W

Courses for the Special Service Brigade and SCU.

The No 1 Combined Training Centre (CTC) at Inverary was located on the banks of Loch Fyne. The Naval Shore Base, HMS Quebec,  was also based at this location.
Training courses  took place here for units from both British and Allied Forces.  The list below represent only those allocated to the Special Service Brigade, and to the Servicing Commando Units of the RAF. 
Source: National Archives DEFE2/1317


Units Trained

Oct '40 3, 4, 6, & 8 Commandos
Nov '40 7 Commando
May '41 1, 2, 3, 9, & 12 Commandos
Apr '42 1 Servicing Commando RAF
May '42 3202 & 3203 Servicing Commando RAF
Aug '42 Two RAF Servicing Commandos
Sept '42
2 Commando
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Bn's. 168 Regt. 168 US Combat Team
1st, 2nd, & 3rd Bn's 26 Regt. 26 US Combat Team
Mar '43 5 RAF Commando
May '43 3205 & 3206 Servicing Commando RAF
Jun '43 3207 & 3208 Servicing Commando RAF
Jul  '43 3209 & 3210 Servicing Commando RAF
Jun '44
1, 2, & 3 Independent Mountain Company Norwegian Brigade
Independent Para Company Norwegian Brigade

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