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My time in the Land Army

I went into the Land Army when I was 17 years old, after previously working in the jam factory on Benton...

Story of a Landgirl

I joined the Womens Land Army and went to work on a private farm hand milking cows. I started at 5.30am and...

Landgirls

I also did a milk round, the van being like the one in "Dad's Army" and its brakes were...

Story of a Land Girl

I joined the W.LA went to work on private farm, hand milking the cows. I started at 5.30am and after...

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V E Day Memories of Mrs Kathleen Jarvis

When I was 16 I saw the posters saying “Join the Land Army”. I will never forget my time in the...

My Life at Elton Hall

I had to report to Elton Hall, Peterboro. We were then taken to Elton Hall in the back of a lorry....

Land Army on the Farm

In my village there were several Land Army girls who worked the land... The Land Army girls more or less...

Women's Land Army memories - Glos

I joined the Women's Land Army in 1943 and worked on Lypiatt Farm, Miserden, Gloucestershire, for eight...

In the Land Army

I had the choice of WRENS, ATS, WAAFS and the Land Army. I chose to join the Land Army because my mum...

"I soon learnt what cows and bulls got up to."

I served in the Womens Land Army and was based at Snodland. Then I drove his combine harvester ande knocked...

A Land -- Army Lass

Being Born and Bred in Leicester, I joined the Land Army at the age of 17yrs, my first job was milking at...

Harvest Time Surprise

My father was a farmer and, during the war, German prisoners of war worked on the farm - one was Fritz....

Hay-making with the Land Army

I joined the Land Army in 1939, at the outbreak of the war, and spent the duration of the war based in...

Land Army Song

The Land Army Song....

Land Girl

But I do remember that we had a land girl come and live with us... They put her on milk duty so...

Life in the Land Army

An account of her experiences in the Women's Land Army in Pembrokeshire was submitted to me as a...

Life in the Land Army

An account of her experiences in the Women's Land Army in Pembrokeshire was submitted to me as a...

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