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youngest land army girl

Connie Clark

youngest land army girl

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Published by Yate District Oral History Project in Yate .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSue Barrance interviewing Mrs. Connie Clark 19 January 1990.
ContributionsBarrance, Sue., Yate District Oral History Project.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13852279M


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Soon after the Battle of Britain, three young women - Prue, an apprentice hairdresser, Stella, giddily in love, and Agatha, a Cambridge graduate - are catapulted from their contrasting worlds and find themselves sharing a dormitory together in the depths of the West Country as land girls/5.

About the Author. Angela Huth has written eleven novels, four collections of short stories as well as plays for radio, TV and the stage. Two of her earlier novels - Virginia Fly is Drowning and Sun Child - she adapted for the BBC and Land Girls was made into the feature film The Land Girls/5(83).

During both the First and Second World Wars, the Women's Land Army was set up in the United Kingdom, to recruit women to work at farms where men had left to go to war. Women in the WLA were nicknamed "land girls". Set in in the Dorset countryside, three "land girls" arrive on a remote ed by: Ruth Jackson, Simon Relph, Andrew Warren.

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During both World Wars, many civilian women took up jobs in agriculture, replacing those men who went to war. The women who worked for the Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls.

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Land Girls won the "Best Daytime Programme" at the Broadcast Awards and in that same year the BBC announced that it had commissioned a second series, comprising five episodes.

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A Land Girl's experience One opted for munitions factory work, but my mother and her youngest sister chose to join the Land Army. The Land Girls, after all, provided a very special service. The Womens' Land Army was first created during WW1. This was an era when a great deal of farm work was done my men.

With so many young men called up for the armed services, there was a real gap in farm workers. The Womens' Land Army was reformed on the 1st June with the start of the Second World War by a Lady called Lady Trudie Denman.

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This painting depicts a scene at Sparsholt Farm Institute near Winchester. This was a former agricultural college which had been converted into a training establishment for members of the Women's Land Army.

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