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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Calma Olive Myrtle Beeson

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Name Beeson, Calma Olive Myrtle
Date of birth 26 March 1923
Place at enrolment Sandy, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 4 May 1942
Left WLA 28 September 1945
WLA No. 75390
Trained [not known]
Employed Sandy
Married name Barratt
Further information Myrtle was a former show room assistant. Aged 19 on entry. Worked with Rhona Glenn.
Glasshouses at Sandy

(left to right) Stanley 'Jummy' Spring, 'Margot' Everett, Rona Glenn and Myrtle Beeson and  changing the soil in the glasshouse belonging to Edward 'Ted' Gill at Sandy.

'Margot' Everitt

'Margot' Everett is astride Boxer (right). Outside the cucumber houses of 'Ted' Gill at St. Neots Road, Sandy.  Rona Glenn is on Prince (on the left). Myrtle Beeson holds the reins.


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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