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Women's Land Army - what was it like?

Discussion in 'Women at War' started by Grasmere, May 23, 2020.

  1. Grasmere

    Grasmere New Member

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    Hello, I'm aware that the Women's Land Army was hard work, involving long hours, sleeping in hostels, and so forth, and I presume the women would have prepared their own meals, but did they have any time to themselves, or was it 24/7? Also, was it only single women who worked the land, or were married women employed too, because conscription involved both single and married childless women? I also wondered if people moved around or stayed in the same location through the duration of the war.
     
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    Thanks. I did look on line but found nothing as detailed as this. My mum was going to be a Land Girl but she ended up in the factory.
     
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    We have a member, Elinor Florence, who specialises in women in WW2 I think she has a web site The Wartime Wednesdays Blog
    I would google her name and go from there...
     
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    Thanks, i will take a look.
     

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