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Daphne Cross - Land Army Life -Part two

In 1942 we had a ‘lease lend’ combine harvester so Geoff did some of the harvest with that,...

Land Army Daysicon for Story with photo

A large lorry came for us and then ten more land Girls were picked up. This land was full of Potato plants,...

Women's Land Army

This was organised by the Kent Agricultural Committee and among the guests were Lord and Lady Woolton, Lord...

Memories Of A Land Girl-Constance Hoskins

Then I was sent into the Land Army, I had never travelled so far on my own before, but I got there...

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Womens' Land Army

I was a member of the Womens' Land Army for 4 years. I only realised how well off I was after the...

Dot's Memories: In the Land Army and during the London Blitz

One dance we went to at a Naval Camp and going up to the gate in the dark a Sentry challenged us...

Being In The Land Army And Other Memories

I was thinking of leaving the land army, however a local farmer persuaded me to continue, so I went to work...

Adventures of a Girl Lumberjack in the Land Army

I was in the Land Army for about a year and I decided as I loved trees, I would like to go...

Threshing in Wartime

When I was in the Leicestershire and Rutland Women's Land Army in the early 1940's, some of the...

Adventures of a Land Girl

She said well, we'll see, so eventually when I came to Stratford I was doing other work, like we would...

Front Line Land Girl: In Kent

He was awarded a medal for his services as was our Forewoman Grace Harrison. We farmed all the land...

Harvest Camps by Jean Ramsell

Me and my friend chose one at a village near York called Alne. We went from Manchester to York where we had...

The Good Old Days: My Life in the Land Army

I stayed in the Land Army till after the war and on V.E. night there were lots of people in Leamington... I...

Memories of the War

I went to Callington first of all, which was an agricultural college, and I think it was nearly six months...

A wedding breakfast

The farmer lost the right to use Land Army girls. Another different lifestyle, this time with five other...

My Life in World War 2 (cont)icon for Story with photo

We had a ganger a girl from just over the Welsh border, who was in charge from day to day, as well...

Trials and Tribulations of a Land Girl

Trials and Tribulations of a Land Girl...

My Memories of the Land Army

In March 1943 as the war dragged on and wanting to do something for the war effort I cycled from West...

Staney Tassells war and farm memories

During the war the children of Ulcombe were evacuated to Devon and then children from London were brought...

Away From Homeicon for Story with photo

I had no chocolate, so I offered her an orange, & she said Yes please , & seemed delighted —...

Life in the Land Army 1941-1943

Nothing but fields and cows, I worked for Welsh people, I was the only Land Army girl. My brother and his...

Joan Lawton -Land Army Girl

I already had a brother in the Army and another brother in the Air Force and I really wanted to go in...

You Dirty Rat . . . A Pest Controller in the Land Army.icon for Story with photo

His death is recorded in the book of remembrance at Lincoln Cathedral, and by the War Graves Commission at...

War Memories from Birmingham

I was sent for training at a pleasant farm in Wormleighton, Warwickshire with other girls and we learned to...

D-Day Rehearsal

I stand on the cliffs at Brownwich Farm which is situated between Titchfield Haven and Chilling, now called...

MARY FISHER - A LAND GIRL FROM LUTTERWORTH

Had to load horse and cart to get things/trade The first week only got paid 5/- and eggs Was given 20...

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