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The Monte Cassino Society is dedicated to furthering an interest in the experiences of those from all Allied nations who took part in the Italian Campaign of World War II. Our aims: - to collect, document and preserve information about the veterans' experiences - to encourage access to the accounts, memoirs, recollections and associated information about the campaign in the hopes that the experiences are remembered by future generations. The society was formed by three daughters of veterans of the Battles of Cassino: Rosalind Galloway, whose father David Galloway served in the 2nd Battalion, The Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders; Judith Coote, whose father Gerald Soady served with the 91st LAA, Royal Artillery; and Suzanne Turk, whose father William Turk served with 'B' Squadron, 51st Royal Tank Regiment. The Society's treasurer was Stan Pearson whose father, Sgt John Pearson of the Lincolnshire Regiment, is buried in Cassino War Cemetery.

Having done their "bit", the ladies and Stan are no longer on the committee. The Hon. Sec. is Lesley Teasdale, daughter of the late Robert Randal, 2nd Battalion, London Irish Rifles. The Newsletter is produced by Helen James, daughter of the late James Frape, Shropshire Yeomanry. The Society's treasurer is now Diane Soady, daughter-in-law of the late Gerald Soady, 91st LAA Royal Artillery.

If you would like to know more about the Society, can contribute an account, memoir or recollection, or know a son, daughter or relative who feels, as we do, that the experiences of those who took part in the Italian Campaign should not be forgotten, we would like to hear from you. Please contact us by e-mail. You can reach us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We hope you will find the website interesting and that you will consider becoming a member.