Tagged: Hertfordshire

WW1 Certificate of Discharge on Demobilisation

WW1 Certificate of Discharge on Demobilisation

Certificate of Discharge on Demobilisation for Ingrey Clarice, who worked in the WLA from May 1917 to November 1919. Ingrey clearly did well; the WLA noted her excellent service and personal character. Ingrey also...

July Activity of the Month: Harvesting

July Activity of the Month: Harvesting

From left to right, top to bottom: Land Girls helping with the harvest at Piccotts End. Source: Dacorum Heritage Trust Clare Fletcher and Betty Gray stooking corn at Manor Farm, Cardington. Source: Stuart Antrobus...

Can you help find out more about Betty Dudgale and Beryl Head?

Can you help find out more about Betty Dudgale and Beryl Head?

If by chance there is someone out there whose mum is called Beryl who may have served in the Women’s Land Arrmy in WW2.  My mum is coming up to 90 years old just...

WW1 Land Girl: Emma Jolly

WW1 Land Girl: Emma Jolly

Emma Jolly was born in 1895 and served with the Women’s Land Army from 1917. She trained at Highcroft in Hertfordshire and was posted to Arkley Rise estate near Barnet where she worked hard...

WW1 Land Girl: Florence Fremantle (nee Crouch)

WW1 Land Girl: Florence Fremantle (nee Crouch)

The Honorary Florence Fremantle belonged to a Buckinghamshire family with long standing army connections. Her father, Lord Cottesloe, was Colonel of the Bucks Battalion Territorial Army. Her brother Halford died in battle in 1915...