WW2 Land Girl: Annie Glover (née Sawyer)
First Name(s): Annie Charlotte Catherine
Unmarried Surname: Sawyer
Married Surname: Glover
Date of Birth: 9th March 1928
Place of Birth: 62 Tucker Street, Canning Town, London
Date Joined WLA: 17th July 1946
Date Left WLA: 23rd December 1948
Reasons for joining: Friends were not old enough to join the Wrens so we all joined the Land Army instead.
Pre-work training: No pre-work training but after training I had on the work training.
Employed by: County War Agricultural Committee, 1946-1948 in Essex and Herts, Mr Dydall (Farmer)
Farm Name: Vine Farm
Type of work undertaken: Planting and helping out with the harvest. During my time in the Land Army I sometimes worked with German POWs.
Work liked most and least: Liked helping out with the harvest.
Best memories of time: Working with my mates. Enjoyed my time in the Land Army with my friends.
Lived at Vine Farm with Wendy near Royston, Herts. Shared accommodation with Kathy, Lottie, and Kitty.
Reactions of local people towards WLA / WTC: We did not mix with area residents.
Treatment by farmers or market gardeners: We only saw our foreman.
Reasons for leaving: End of our work on The Levels.
Life after the war
Worked in the Tate and Lyle sugar factory.
Name: Annie Glover