Category: Post World War Two

Mary Malpass’ photo journey of WLA service and reunions

Mary Malpass’ photo journey of WLA service and reunions

Mary Doreen Malpass (nee Elwell), born on 6th February 1928 joined the WLA in 1946, leaving 3 years later in 1949. She was based in Lea Hall, Eccles Hall, near Stafford. She undertook various...

Women’s Land Army Benevolent Fund

Women’s Land Army Benevolent Fund

The WLA Benevolent Fund was launched as a war charity on 30 July 1942 by Lady Gertrude Denman, Honorary Director of the British Women’s Land Army. The fund aimed to provide financial help for...

WW2 Homecraft Training Centre Report

WW2 Homecraft Training Centre Report

 WLA Homecraft Training Centre Report Irene Hulatt nee Wright was one of many former land girls who, at the end of their Second World War service in the Land Army, decided to get married....