Yolande Audrey Yvette Bromley (Miss)

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Second Subaltern Yolande Audrey Yvette Bromley
Life dates
21 May 1921 - 16 Sep 2006
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Yolande Bromley (later Alston) via John Warwicker

In 1997 Yolande was interviewed by John Warwicker:

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Thornham Magna Instation Operator 20 Jul 1941 1942
Bury St Edmunds Instation Operator 1942 20 Apr 1943

Lausanne - Switzerland

National ID
ENNN 173/9
The Auxiliary Territorial Service
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Commissioned or Enlisted
20 Jul 1941



Thornham Magna 15 Dec 1941, 1 Apr 1942,
Bury St Edmunds 24 Nov 1942

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She was the younger daughter of John Bromley, a well known Leeds solicitor and married Donald Alston in St John's Church, Roundhay, Leeds in July 1942.

Beatrice Temple's diary records: 
Mar 12 1943 On to Hatfield Peverel – Betty on her bicycle – Ann in hut – lunched there. On to Halstead + then to Bury St Edmunds (Maj Jones + Mr Bradley). All ATS came and dined at The Angel. Yolande will soon be leaving the ATS. Set off via Newmarket – lunch at am and then stopped at Attery in Oxford + back to Hannington Hall.

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Yolande Bromley Wedding 1942 (from Yorkshire Post)
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Yolande Bromley sitting on a Ford WOA1 Staff car