Chiseldon Remembers WWI
Chiseldon Camp opened in August 1914 and many thousands of men and women were trained, hospitalised or demobilised there. As well as the home nations, ANZACs, South Africans and Canadians were all at the camp.
CLHG would like to collect any stories or pictures relating to the camp or the men listed on the village's War Memorials, either for display in our museum or to be retained in our archives. All original material will be returned to you after digitising.
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... to Hector Cole on being appointed M.B.E. in the New Year's Honours List. Hector was the craftsman who made the replica Cauldron which now is exhibited in Chiseldon Museum. He is an internationally renowned metalworker who specialises in re-
Our Next Meeting
Wednesday, January 21st, at 7.30 pm in The Church Hall, Butts Road, Chiseldon.
‘The Search for Lawrence of Arabia's Desert Camp’
Speaker: John Winterburn. John is a member of CLHG and a professional archaeologist; he takes part each year in digs in the Middle East.
Meetings are free to members, but there is a small charge for visitors. Why not join us? Membership is still only £10 a year. For details of this year’s programme of talks and events, click here.
Museum Opening Times
Chiseldon Museum in the Old Chapel, Butts Road, is now closed until April 2015. Among our displays, we will be celebrating the lives of those men from Chiseldon who fell in 1915.