See the poem as it appeared in ‘The Land Girl’ magazine here.
Hilda Gibson wrote this before 6 December 2007 when the Labour Government announced that the wartime efforts of the Women’s Land Army and the Women’s Timber Corps would be recognised with the presentation of a special badge commemorating their service that can be worn on Remembrance Sundays and at other ceremonies. After the announcement, Hilda said, “To receive an award honouring […]
Back when life was black and white and not a thousand shades of grey, A call went out for girls like us to join the W.L.A To be alive at such a time meant living was intensified, New tasks – new hardships – joy and pain distilled into a sense of pride. We looked within […]