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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Barbara Mary Strike

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Name Strike, Barbara Mary
Date of birth 14 February 1926
Place at enrolment London
Joined WLA 8 October 1946
Left WLA 24 December 1948
WLA No. 177526
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed by Beds. War Ag. at Cople House Hostel.
Married name [Not known]
Further information Former agricultural worker, aged 20. Enrolled in Bedfordshire. Transferred to Somerset May 1948. Demobilised.

Cople WLA Hostel concert party entertaining the troups at Kempston Barracks, 30 June 1947. [Source: L Freestone]
Back row: (l to r) ?, Joan Wood, Doreen Parish, Jean Sands, Joy Collard, Kathleen Inker, Edna _____?, 'Betty' Wallis, Grace Cross
Middle row: Mrs Truman [WLA Bedford HQ staff], ?, ?, Rose Perritt, Mona McKenna, Barbara Strike, ?, ? (with guitar), Dora ______?, ?, Olwen Dinsdale, Mrs. Sharman [WLA Bedford HQ staff]
Front row: ?, Margaret Bandy, ?, (unknown man), ?, ?, ?, ? [WLA Bedford HQ staff?]


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