Archives for October 2015

Yateley Society Monthly Meeting

Thursday, 22nd October is the Society’s monthly meeting at the Red Cross hall, Monteagle Lane. Start time is 19.45. Graham Fleuty will be giving a talk about SAS Captain Cecil Buck. All are welcome.

Marsh Lane Eversley

Great news!  At the Planning Committee on the 14th October, Hart Council refused planning permission for the proposed 121 new homes along Marsh Lane. However, this may be only the first battle in another long drawn out saga if the developer decides to take the decision to appeal. We must now wait and see.

World War 1

We have started adding 1915 in our series “World War 1 – The Yateley Story” to the web site. The first article, by Graham Fleuty, concentrates on the Yateley men who were in Gallipoli and the second article by Chris Bunch is about the Mesopotamia campaign and is under the History/WW1 heading.

World War 1 – 1915

Gallipoli Campaign GALLIPOLI Mesopotamia Campaign Yateley Men in Mesopotamia 1915

New World War 1 Project

The Yateley Society has signed a contract with publishers, Pen and Sword, to write a book titled ‘Yateley in the Great War’. This will become one of Pen and Swords “Towns in the Great War” series. The book will be about the ‘home front’ and will not include military events and is due to be complete by August […]