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Civilians did war-work too!

What a motley assortment of girls assembled at Winchester Station, mostly “townies” mainly from...

In Tenbury's Land Army

I was in the Land Army and on VE Day I was living in Tenbury. I had been living in Tenbury's Land...

Land Army Memories from Hornsea

We had names for all of them and we sang to them, really I think the farmer didn't have any daughters...

V E Day Memories of Muriel Berzins

Then one day my friend Iris came home on leave looking healthy and tanned from working in the Land Army....

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WWII Memories

At the outbreak of WWII, I was working in Early's blanket factory, Witney, Oxford, makers of the famous...

Leading Home

My parents had themselves been evacuated to Shrewsbury, and in August 1942 the local Agricultural Office...

Land army- Sylvia Whyman (nee Scott) view point on life 1939-1948icon for Story with photo

I was the only Land Army girl at the farm working with the husband and wife team... I was then sent to...

LIFE IN THE WOMAN'S LAND ARMY

Three land girls worked there, Big Betty and Little Betty and myself. Mr Willis, Attleboro Farm, Water...

Life in the Women’s LandArmy

After I left, I was sent to Major Hibbets Poultry Farm, Kenilworth, Warwickshire. After a few months, I had...

Memories of being in the Land Army 1942

I was helping in the fields to start with, then, when the girl who worked in the yard milking the cows and...

Women's Land Army

I joined the W.L.A. in 1941 and on November 5th I joined 39 other girls at Nottingham Victoria Station, a...

RECOLLECTION OF LIFE IN THE LAND ARMY

THEN BECAUSE I WAS SO AFFRAID OF COWS I THOUGHT I'D GO INTO MILKING TO GET OVER THAT.THERE WAS A...

In the Land Army

Irene Tipton: In the Land Army. One of my friends persuaded me to go into the Land Army, so I joined and...

FROM HIGH HEELS TO WELLIES

We were employed by Sir Roland Hodge in Surrey for a period on his farm and with his great kindness invited...

Life in the Land Army

I volunteered for the Land Army in 1941 and served for 4 years... When the war came to the end I chose...

My Experiences In The Land Army

The war began and I had never been away from home so when I joined the Land Army on the dairy farming...

Percy Boulcott's Story

In 1939 all the work was done with teams of horses 2 horses on a single plough — 3 horses ploughing...

Newark Landgirlsicon for Story with photo

I had never heard of Newark let alone Collingham and I couldn't ride a bike. The first three days of my...

womens land army life

The working party consisted of us two land girls and two Italian prisoners of war. Land army life had a...

Reflections of a Landgirl

After training I returned to Northumberland, my home area and for the rest of my time I lived in a caravan...

Hard work, but cheerful in the Land Army

Next door to the hostel was the Village Hall where we used to have dances... We used to have a very strict...

Threshing, Dating and VE Day

It was quite heavy work so some of the girls went to the recruitment centre in Stamfordham hostel for...

Memories of the Land Army

I liked being out in the fresh air and gardening so when a woman came to our house asking my sister and...

Women At War

Next door to the hostel was the village Hall where we used to have dances... We used to have a very strict...

Land Girl

I was sent to their farm to help with the afternoon milking with another land girl who lived there. On the...

The Land Girls - 1945

Brave LAND Girls....

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