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A Norfolk Land-Girlicon for Story with photo

I was 17 years old in 1939 and was living with my aunt, Ida Browne, in Winfarthing in Norfolk. I...

The Land Army and The Bennett Girlsicon for Story with photo

I was born and brought up in Fulham London. but my father got a job designing the Bennett Brick works at...

Evacuated to St Albans

Myself, my sister and 3 brothers were evacuated to St Albans. At St Albans we were given a carrier bag with...

The Land Army

I joined the Womans Land Army on 16th August l943,just 18 and was sent to a new hostel on the Lord...

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Suffolk Cow Girl

I got nits and the lady who was over us put paraffin on my head and my bedlinen in disinfectant, so with...

Collecting Brussel Sprout Stalks

I was a Land Army girl and one memory I have was when my friend and I had a job to do...

"I Was Shoved Face Down in the Muck"

I joined the Women's Land Army when I was 21 and was sent to train on a farm in Robertsbridge. I never...

My Time on the Farm

There was a lot of bombing of Birmingham and I was travelling each day from Blackheath to Handsworth....

The Limbert Family

My brother a regular in R.A.F in 1939, was awarded the British Empire Medal for work on RADAR. My brother...

Land Army Glamour

Sadie, my best friend, became a land girl. Strong lace-up shoes were never meant for dancing With beigey...

Keeping Cattle in the Land Army

I was 16 years old and as a Land Army girl I took over the care of the cattle....

On the Farm

She remember the feeble light of cars in the blackout and can remember the Lancasters flying overhead as...

Land Army Memories

My uniform came from Womens Land Army, Epsom Road, Guildford, and the first job I had at Norris Castle was...

Looking After the Land Girls

Mary lived in and 3 bedroom house with her 4 children and land girls. Mary spent lots of time cooking and...

Life in the Land Army

The merchant navy and the land army never got a gratuity at the endof the war... . I remember a black and...

Land Army Life

I was with a London girl and we were in logding together,We had lots of fun... One night we descided to go...

"I Had Muscles Like Popeye"

I was in the Women's Land Army at the beginning of the war and I went to Swanley Agriculturqal College...

Land Army Memories, Edna King

There were about half a dozen Ipswich girls, and a number of Londoners and girls from Yorkshire....

Pip

When war broke out I was evacuated from my home in Essex to Ilfracombe, Devon. I was sent to a place in...

On the Land

I was 14 when war broke out, I went to fry's chocolate factory , that was my first job.After three...

Land Army Housewives Course-1945icon for Story with photo

If the threshing machine came to our farm the Land Girls, who invariably got all the dirtiest, dirtiest...

Land Army Garden: Boreham, Essex

The 4 acre garden was full of vegetables and had a fruit orchard from which, she says, the staff did not go...

Land Army Memories, Irene Renvoise

Land Army memories — Irene Renvoize....

They Thought I Was Deadicon for Story with photo

We all met on station and went to out our hostel, that was the most isolated hostel in East Anglia. It was...

One Chicken Wing

It was pretty quiet, really, although I remember a British bomber crashing on the hills just near us - the...

Life in the Womens Land Army

The last place had beef herds and arable so I did ploughing and sugar beet 'knocking'. I was...

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