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Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 2: Uniform & Parade

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. This second focuses on Dorothy’s attendance at a WLA parade in Preston and shows the process of...

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

Dorothy’s WLA Journey 1: Enrolment

This series of posts charts Dorothy Clayden’s time in the Women’s Land Army form 1942 to 1946. We will be looking at a range of primary sources including correspondence and photos to trace Dorothy’s...

Rare WW1 Memorial with land girls

Rare WW1 Memorial with land girls

There are few Great War memorials which depict the land girls of the first Women’s Land Army, 1917-19 but here is one, by the distinguished sculptor, Joseph Hermon Cawthra. The image of these young...