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A Land Army Girl's Life in Buckhold

Buckhold was surround by American forces in Pangbourne, Caversham, Aldermast and Greenham Common....

Playing Hookey

The following week, I played hookey from school and I went down to Woolwich to have a look at the King...

W.L.A

I received my call up papers for the Women's Land Army on my 18th Birthday on August 11th 1943 and went...

Life in the Land Army

I was at Sutton Hoo from ’46 — 48, as Land Army girls had to sign on for 2 years... My...

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One Big Bang!

My father kept pigs on the edge of a huge field which was part of the family land adjacent to our orchard...

Milk for Chocolate - A Land Girl's life

They would often give me chocolate bars in exchange for the milk —with a round of 1000 customers I...

Farm Memories

Mum and Dad had full-size ones, and this woman wanted to give me one that looked like Mickey Mouse, but I...

Growing up During WW2: Working in Munitions and the Land Army

First of all making 20m.m. shell cases, the factory was outside of Derby in a small village called...

A Land Girl's Loticon for Story with photo

When milking was over, we ate a hearty breakfast of porridge, bacon and eggs prepared by the farmer's...

Land Army Life

My brother was missing in Singapore and I didn't want to be called up and moved a long way from my...

In the Women's Land Army

I was born in a village called Fordham, near Ely, in 1918, at the end of the First World War... My father...

Land Army Life

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I was a member of the Women's Land Army from March 1942, staying in hostels and farms in the old...

Memories from Eastleigh Nursing Home, Peterculter: Vera Campbell

Eventually, Land Girls were replaced by Italian prisoners of war on the farms and, for the last one and a...

Farming in Wartime

We had a lot of livestock — pigs, chickens, cattle — and we grew sugarbeet, mangolds, barley...

Happy Days in the Womens Land Army

I volunteered for the Women's Land Army June 1st 1942 as I thought I would be stationed in...

Life in the Land Army

Many years later I ended up in the Land Army there and married a Welsh boy who was in the Air Force....

Working on a Farm in Over Whitacre

I'm a farmers daughter and in 1940 I started working on a neighboouring farm at Over Whitacre and my...

Sarah Jane Hancock. My Time in the Land Army: In Leicestershire

I joined up when I was 18, and I went to Sutton Hoo Hostel, Bromeswell near Woodbridge in Suffolk in 1943....

Land Girls at Foxhall Hallicon for Story with photo

I was at William Pretty's and when the war started we could volunteer for the army, the navy, the...

Our Experiences in the Land Army

I was in the Land Army, one of the first women in Belford....

Unsparing Efforts

No army medals or an army pension to look forward to - just a 'Release Certificate' which...

Land Army Life

In 1940 I joined the Women's Land Army and was sent to Savernake Forest to work on Warren Farm. Before...

Death by Tractor

I was in the Land Army during the war stationed at Sweet Hill and Warren Farm Brighton. We had some good...

Working for the Glamorgan War Agricultural Executive Committee

We were sent out in pairs to work for various farmers and we all became very good at stooking, pitching,...

Life on the Land

I joined the Land Army in 1941 because I was anxious to make a contribution... I left the Land Army in June...

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