Doris Eva Webb (née Neale)
First Name(s): Doris Eva
Unmarried Surname: Neale
Married Surname: Webb
Date of Birth: 23.2.1927
Place of Birth: Liverpool
Date left WLA: 14.2.1950
WLA number: 154251
Previous occupation: Factory work in Liverpool
Reasons for joining: Adventure, war contribution
Reactions of local people towards WLA: Generally positive
Treatment by farmers: Mostly good only one story of a farmer shouting at the girls and poor accommodation.
Worked for private farmer in Devon around the Totnes area
Types of work undertaken: Milking, potato picking, Brussel sprout picking
Work liked most and least: Liked milking, disliked brusel sprout picking
Opportunities to meet other Land Girls: Met others around south Devon in Totnes.
Life after the war
Post-war occupation: Joined WAAF and married RAF airman.
Any outstanding events or achievements:
- Married from 1952 until widowed in 1984
- Brought up two sons. One achieved a Masters Degree and the other a Doctorate
- Doris spent 3 years in Ceylon, 7 years in Cyprus and 2 years in Germany with her husband Bill
Doris was always enthusiastic about her time in WLA and went on to reunions in the 1990s.
Name: William Webb
Relationship to Land Girl: Son