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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Joan Brown

Bedfordshire Women's Land Army > Roll Call > B
Name Brown, Joan
Date of birth 3 December 1927
Place at enrolment North Shields, Northumberland
Joined WLA 3 April 1945
Left WLA 30 November 1950
WLA No. 155352
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed by Beds. War Ag. at "Chimney Corner" hostel (Elstow/Houghton Conquest), Bolnhurst hostel and Sharnbrook hostel.
Married name [Not known]
Further information Former drapery warehouse assistant, aged 17. Transferred to Bedfordshire then to Northumberland 30 March 1948. Transferred back to Bedfordshire 25 September 1948.
Joan Brown at "Chimney Corner" hostel

Joan Brown at "Chimney Corner" hostel, near Houghton Conquest

Two Bolnhurst Land Girls

Joyce Young and Joan Brown on Bedford Embankment


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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