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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Betty Pentelow

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Name Pentelow, Betty
Date of birth 13 June 1924
Born Bromham, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 20 December 1941
Left WLA 30 November 1950
WLA No. 59341
Trained 9 month course at the Northants Farm Institute, Moulton, 1948.
Employed Employed by Beds. War Ag. at Silsoe hostel and by Mr. C.P. Maudlin of Wyboston and Mr. Goode of Wilden.
Married name [Not known]
Further information Former chemist's assistant, aged 17. Became Forewoman. Prize for best student at Moulton.
'The Land Girl' magazine, December 1946 p.13 and Bedfordshire Times, 13 August 1948 p.6 (photo). Stayed on the land when WLA disbanded.


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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