Bedfordshire Roll Call
Joyce Mary Malpass
|Name||Malpass, Joyce Mary|
|Date of birth||26 June 1928|
|Place at enrolment||Rugeley, Staffordshire|
|Joined WLA||10 September 1947|
|Left WLA||18 October 1948|
|Employed||Employed privately by Bert Simkins, Mount Pleasant Farm, Station Road, Lower Stondon.|
|Further information||Former laboratory photographic assistant for English Electric, aged 19. Joined up with Patricia Garner. Transferred to Bedfordshire 18 December 1947. Milking, fieldwork and general farming. Married Edward 'Eddie' Harris a farm worker, in June 1948.|
Joyce enjoyed her work as a land girl so much that when she officially left the WLA after marrying, she continued working there for over 12 more years, whilst also raising her family.
Joyce Harris, nee Malpass, with baby daughter Sandra and Sandy the dog at Simkins Farm, Lower Stondon.
Joyce Harris, nee Malpass, in milking smock outside the stables at Simkins Farm, Lower Stondon, with daughter Sandra, several years after leaving the Land Army.
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