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My War

I was working in Southampton Docks as a tractor driver... We had been very busy for weeks, helping load...

A Farming Experience

I worked on my father's farm near Pulham Market near Diss in Norfolk during the war. The Ministry of...

Apple Blossom Time

Was it Mildred who delighted me when cycling to work carefree and happy on the Leicester Road singing...

Land Army's First Battle

Somehow, she got transferred to the land army and with another girl became a Land Girl....

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When I was at Foxhall in the land army I'd have to collect a horse from the meadow every morning so it...

The Duchess and the Land Girl

I went to a wedding of a land girl who was working for the Duke of Kent and the Duchess and her...

The Milkmaid

I was sent to Thetford Hall where I learnt to milk a cow and put a horse's collar on. After a...

Landgirls

I was a teacher in a boys school. We stayed in a school where we slept on the floor and cooked our...

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Memories of a Landgirl

Learning to milk shorthorns and to drive a tractor was quite exciting especially when I got stuck in a...

Land Girls

I lived in Warrington till i was 18, then i joined the WLA and was moved to Farndon. I lived in a...

Mildred Hayes: Land Army

Title: Land Army. I came to Lutterwoth in the land army during the war....

Irene Johnson -Autograph Bookicon for Story with photo

Irene has an autoraph book signed by the american soldiers she met when stationed in Dorset in the Land...

Land Army Girlsicon for Story with photo

Land Girls based at Woodhuish Farm, Brixham, Devon during Second World War. Pictured with farm owners Mr...

A Land Girl's Lot

One dark beige knee length wool overcoat Beige felt hat with badge Beige vortex working shirts One light...

Life in The Land Army

On the farm there were two Land Army girls, Albert the cowman, Mick who did all sorts of jobs, Frank and 2...

Joining The Women's Land Army

Because I did not know how long I had to wait before joining the Land army, I applied for a job as...

Womens Land Army

Women and men were called up for military service or to do vital war work, so I joined the women's land...

AMY BUCKINGHAM IN THE LAND ARMY

I lived at Bray Shop with John Medland and his wife, this being about a mile from Pitt; another land girl...

Life in the Land Army

When I first joined the Land Army in 1943 all the girls laughed at me ‘cos I turned up with my...

Wartime Memories - My Turn Next

Each of us was issued with yellow, thick drill dungarees, beige cord velveteen breeches, cream cotton...

Land Army Jottings

I was then sent to live in the Women's Land Army Hostel at Leighton Buzzard and stayed there for quite...

Life in the Land Army in Northamptonshire

The house was converted to become the residential accommodation for 25 — 30 Land Army girls who came...

Land Army Days - Collars, Bulls and Buckets

I remember the fields, ‘stooking’ for the Scottish farmer, - ‘shocking’ in...

Mo Paulley's Land-girl's Memories of Cow Kicks, Milk and Dung.

The cows had grown their lovely fur and you put your head in their flanks, your head's down and...

We Did Our Bit: Chapter Oneicon for Story with photo

The accommodation for myself was interesting, I had to share a four poster bed with the resident maid, the...

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