Category: Official Documents (WW2)

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 4: ‘Lady-Killer of Vermin’

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 4: ‘Lady-Killer of Vermin’

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. This fourth looks at Dorothy’s transfer to Pest Destruction in Shrewsbury in 1944. Here, she was issued...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 3: First billet in Shropshire

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 3: First billet in Shropshire

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. This third looks at Dorothy’s first billet in Shropshire. We don’t have as many documents on this...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. This second focuses on Dorothy’s attendance at a WLA parade in Preston and shows the process of...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. We will be looking at a range of primary sources including correspondence and photos to trace Dorothy’s...