Tagged: Scotland

Interview with Scottish Land Girl veteran Mona K McLeod

Interview with Scottish Land Girl veteran Mona K McLeod

Mona K McLeod was just 17 years old when she joined the Women’s Land Army. In this interview for the BBC, Mona discusses how the war diverted her from applying to study at Cambridge...

March: Land Girls and Lumber Jills on bikes

March: Land Girls and Lumber Jills on bikes

Bicycles, which were often used as transport from the girls’ accommodation to the farms were vital, once they got to know their way around the country lanes. Having your own (or a WLA bicycle)...

WW2 Article: The story of Jennette H. Foley, a Land Girl in Scotland

WW2 Article: The story of Jennette H. Foley, a Land Girl in Scotland

I joined the Women’s Land Army. Our jobs were to work on the farms. The Women’s Land Army, I thought was so glamorous to join — and then I never worked so hard in...