Vera Dorothy Tracey
First Name(s): Vera Dorothy
Unmarried Surname: Tracey
Date of Birth: 5/3/1917
Date Joined WLA: Sometime before June 1940.
WLA Number: 135722
Previous occupation: Hospital ward orderly or similar
Reasons for leaving: Disbandment
Diary work and chicken sexing on a Farm in Felstead Essex and Hillbroad Farm, Great Braxted, Essex.
Miss Stevens believed to be forewoman or supervisor. Also worked with Betty ?
My Brother says she went to Wales for a week to a hostel for a holiday he does not know where. [This would have been the WLA Rest Break House in Llandudno.]
Bob and Winnie Brand, Felstead
Molly Parr, The Post office, Great Braxted, Essex
Also for a time the Land Army Hostel in Great Dunmow, Essex.
Life after the war
Post-war occupation: Unknown prior to 1957 but I remember her strawberry picking, strawing and hoeing, apple picking. Also turkey plucking at Christmas time, I remember her sausage stuffing and chick sexing. She was also for a time a school dinner lady.
Name: Carol Burton
Relationship to Land Girl: Daughter