Doris Bradley (née Moore)
First Name(s): Doris
Unmarried Surname: Moore
Married Surname: Bradley
Date of Birth: 1.5.1924
Place of Birth: Faversham, Kent
Date Joined WLA: 4.5.1942
Date Left WLA: 1.1.1946
WLA number: 75760
Previous occupation: Printer
Reasons for joining: Wanted to join up.
Family’s reaction to joining: Bewildered
Best and worst memories of time: All different experiences, mostly enjoyable.
Reactions of local people: Quite good.
Reasons for leaving: Got married
Worked for a private farmer, Mr Ash and all over the county in Throwley, Faversham, Herne Bay.
Carried out threshing from September – May, alongside general farm work.
Lived in a private billet, PC Sharmans, Police House, Throwley. Faversham. Shared with Queeny Statford.
Also lived in Herne Bay Hostel, Faversham.
Life after the war
Returned to pre-war occupation as a printer.
How did work in the WLA / WTC effect your/ their life? Enjoyable. Interesting experiences and no regrets.
Any outstanding events or achievements in WLA/WTC or in later life? Seeing first Doodlebug come over England. Jumping on rats to kill them.
Name: Doris Bradley