This is my first post here although I've been researching my local Aux unit for some time.
As part of a larger WWII project I've been given the chance to be involved in the restoration of a Northumberland OB the location of which has as yet not been known (by researchers).
The land owner does not want me to make the site location public until it has been fully recorded which I can understand. I've had problembs in the past after posting the locations of "new" pillboxes which lead to an angry farmer ringing up to have a go at me about trespassers.
The intention is that in maybe 2014 we'd begin the resoration/reconstruction of a semi collapsed OB. It will be rebuilt in such a manner that members of the public could visit the site and there will be interprative pannels.
We have one patrol members name, a photo of the members of 201 that manned the OB as well as a copy of the stand down letter. There is also the remains of a .32 colt revolver recovered form a near by stream which I suspect comes from the patrol.
I'd like to gauge intrest in the project at this very early stage before we get started. Obviously there will be lots to do, we will have very good support provided by the landowner. The site recording will start in February or March 2013 which will eventually lead to propsals to seek funding to help cover some of the cost of the stabilization of the remains and then the reconstruction.
This will be a fairly small project in terms of heritage tourism but an exciting one for me. I'd be very greatful of any advise and help that can be offered.