Alice Victoria Radford (née Izatt)
First Name(s): Alice Victoria
Unmarried Surname: Izatt
Married Surname: Radford
Date of Birth: 13.11.1922
Place of Birth: Stratford
Date joined WTC: 1940
Date left WTC: 1945
Reasons for leaving: War ended
Employment & accommodation
Met her husband whilst living in one of the boarding houses.
Type of work undertaken: Felled trees.
Any accidents: Chopped off a small piece of index finger on right hand. Injury didn’t affect her. She just carried on working.
Accommodation: Lived in private cottage owned by Mrs Davis and several other locations.
Best and worst memories:
- Went dancing regularly after the working day was done.
- Loved doing the work itself.
- Mrs Davis was mean and seemed to be in it only for the money as a landlady.
- Can’t remember names of other locations etc.
Life after the war
Yes, my Nan was the proud mother of 5 children. She worked hard every day of her life to help provide for her family and raise them as best she could.
Name: Sylvia Joy
Relationship to Land Girl: Daughter