WW1 Land Girl: Daisy Dance
First Name(s): Daisy Irene
Unmarried Surname: Dance
Married Surname: (Died in 1968.) Unmarried so far as known.
Date of Birth: 1898
Place of Birth: Downside, Cobham, Surrey
Date Joined WLA: 28 March 1919 at Kingston, Surrey. Working in agriculture.
Date Left WLA / WFC: Not known but presumably 30 November 1919.
Life After War
I believe that she continued working on the land as a copy of the Rules of the Surrey Branch of the National Association of Landswomen was amongst her papers.
Name: Victor Eyles
Any Other Information
I have Daisy’s WLA/LAAS Handbook, Land Army Agricultural Service (LAAS) badge indicating two months approved service, her armband presented after three months of proficient service and her Good Service Ribbon presented to those who had served six months in the Land Army and had kept up a high standard of work and conduct.
The information on Daisy Dance was brought together as part of the Surrey in the Great War project on which our group, Cobham Remembers, has been working.