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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Margaret 'Peggy' Deag

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Name Deag, Margaret 'Peggy'
Date of birth 2 December 1924
Born Bedford, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 9 July 1942
Left WLA 25 January 1946
WLA No. 88762
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed by Beds. War Ag. at Bolnhurst hostel.
Married name George, then Lightning
Further information Former printer's assistant, aged 17. Forewoman. Demobilised.
Margaret "Peggy" Deag Bolnhurst Hostel group on vehicle bonnet

Top Row: Margaret 'Peggy' Shaw
Middle Row (l-r): Margaret 'Peggy' Deag, Ethel Sweenie
Bottom Row (l-r): Phyllis Swanwick, Gladys Higgins, Vera Jobling, Grace Buckeridge, Elsie Allen

Bolnhurst land girls sitting in a field

Bolnhurst Land Girls sitting in a field
'Fiss', Vera Jobling, Peggy Deag, Beatrice 'Betty' ?, Elsie ?


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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