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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Josephine Marie Bowkett

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Name Bowkett, Josephine Marie
Date of birth 17 January 1929
Place at enrolment London
Joined WLA 29 July 1946
Left WLA 18 June 1947
WLA No. 174553
Trained [Not known]
Employed On a private farm
Married name Saunders; later Kingman
Further information Former hairdresser, aged 17. Transferred to Bedfordshire 30 August 1946. She married Gordon A Saunders in June 1953 but was divorced in the 1970s. Josephine married Stephen Victor Kingman in September 1981. She died on 9 January 2016 in Slimbridge, Gloucestershire.


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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