Tagged: Hampshire

Betty Parker portraits

WW2 Land Girl: Betty McCarthy (née Parker)

General Information First Name(s): Betty Louise Unmarried Surname: Parker Married Surname: McCarthy Date of Birth:  26/5/1920 Place of Birth: Leyton Date Joined WLA: 31st August 1942-18th January 1946. Pre-war occupation: Cardboard box maker WLA number: 92048 Family’s reaction to...

WW2 Photos: Joan Staines working in Hampshire

WW2 Photos: Joan Staines working in Hampshire

Many thanks to Eric Gaffney who has shared photos of his mother Joan Staines, from Southampton. These were taken some time in 1944 I believe and our mum was based at Redenham House near Chute...

WW2 Photo: Iris Mears nee Brunswick (based in Kingsclere)

WW2 Photo: Iris Mears nee Brunswick (based in Kingsclere)

Hi, here’s a photo I found of my grandmothers. It’s Second World War Land Army. It’s a copy so not very clear but hopefully it will jog a few memories. My grandmother is Iris...