Alma Violet Campbell (née Ward)
First Name(s): Alma Violet
Unmarried Surname: Ward
Married Surname: Campbell
Date of Birth: 4.4.1926, Depford
Place of Birth: Islington, North London
Previous occupation: Waitress, Lyons Corner House Cafe, London.
Reasons for joining: No strong family ties in London where Alma was born and raised.
Treatment by farmer or market gardeners: Very good, Alma married the farm manager/bailiff John Campbell.
Employed by: Commander Denys Rayner, farm manager John Campbell. Worked in Holt Farm, Earlstone Manor (formerly Earlstone Farmhouse), Hook, Burghclere, Hampshire. Worked with Martha Cox.
Life after the war
Post-war occupation: Alma & family migrated to Australia in 1958 so Alma had her 3 children by then. In Australia she worked as an aged care nurse in the Free Masons’ nursing home.
How did work in the WLA effect their life? Best time of her life, met husband, led to change of countries – Northern Ireland and then Australia.
Christopher Griffiths, son-in-law.