Category: WW2 Photos

Looking for information on Battina House

Looking for information on Battina House

My mother used to be a land army girl at Battina House, which I believe was in the Chichester or Brighton area. She passed away a couple of weeks ago.  I was wondering if...

Photograph Album: The WLA in Retford, 1948-1949

Photograph Album: The WLA in Retford, 1948-1949

This photograph album, kindly shared by Catherine Procter, charts the journey of Land Girls in Retford, Nottinghamshire. Alongside photographs of women out on the farm, the album also includes postcards from a visit to...

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...