Jul 042016
 

General Information

Elise's caption for the photo: “Woman’s (sic) Land Army 1917. Rally, at Birmingham, going to see the Whip. Me!!! 5th Land Girl on the left.”

Elsie’s caption for the photo: “Woman’s (sic) Land Army 1917. Rally, at Birmingham, going to see the Whip. Me!!! 5th Land Girl on the left.”

First Name(s): Elsie

Unmarried Surname: Hurst

Married Surname: Preston – married 1921

Date of Birth: June 1900

Place of Birth: Quetta, India (now Pakistan)

Life After War

Life after war: My gran married a farm owner and they lived up in the Lake District.  They lost everything in 1924 with the foot and mouth epidemic.

Contributor Details

Name: Diane Marie Ginns

Relationship to Land Girl: Granddaughter

 

Birmingham and Warwickshire Rally Source: The Landswoman March 1918, p41

Elsie the third Land Girl in from the right at the Birmingham and Warwickshire Rally.
Source: The Landswoman March 1918, p41