May 082014
 

My mother was called Betty (nee) Hewitt and she was stationed for most of her service in Herefordshire. 

Helen Van Dongen

Helen has kindly donated her mother’s copies of ‘The Land Girl’ magazine (from August 1942 to March 1947) which will be uploaded to ‘The Land Girl’ section over the next few months.

Betty Bond, nee Hewitt, in her uniform taken in about 1942 when she was 20 Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty Bond, nee Hewitt, in her uniform taken in about 1942 when she was 20.
Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty in her Land Girl uniform in the garden of her family home in Peckham Rye in London, 1942 Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty in her Land Girl uniform in the garden of her family home in Peckham Rye in London, 1942
Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty and her friend (probably Betty) Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty and her friend (probably Anne)
Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty and her fellow students at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Newton Abbott, Devon Source: Helen Van Dongen

Betty and her fellow students at Seale-Hayne Agricultural College in Newton Abbott, Devon
Source: Helen Van Dongen