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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Eileen Phyllis Brown

Bedfordshire Women's Land Army > Roll Call > B
Name Brown, Eileen Phyllis
Date of birth 1 January 1923
Place at enrolment Bedford, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 25 May 1943
Left WLA 1 October 1943
WLA No. 121948
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed by the War Ag at Cople House hostel.
Married name [Not known]
Further information Former factory hand, aged 20.
Three girls picking runner beans

Cople House hostel land girls picking runner beans for local farmer Jack Saunders
Local girl, Eileen Brown (centre), joins hostel land girls Connie Cumner (left) and Eileen Brown (right).


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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