May 272015
WW2 Poem: No Medals Will Be Won

Hilda Gibson wrote this before 6 December 2007 when the Labour Government announced that the wartime efforts of the Women’s Land Army and the Women’s Timber Corps would be recognised with the presentation of a special badge commemorating their service that can be worn on Remembrance Sundays and at other ceremonies. After the announcement, Hilda said, “To receive an award honouring […]

Nov 082014
Remember Us

Back when life was black and white and not a thousand shades of grey, A call went out for girls like us to join the W.L.A To be alive at such a time meant living was intensified, New tasks – new hardships – joy and pain distilled into a sense of pride. We looked within […]