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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Joan Mary Garratt

Bedfordshire Women's Land Army > Roll Call > G
Name Garratt, Joan Mary
Date of birth Born 1918
Place at enrolment Bedford, Bedfordshire
Joined WLA 23 March 1939
Left WLA 30 November 1950
WLA No. 5698
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed at Dairy Farm, Renhold Hill
Married name Hoad
Further information Former domestic servant, aged 21. Completed 11 years' service (one of only three young women who achieved this long services in Bedfordshire WLA: the others were Dorothy Cook and Frances 'Pat' Johnstone.) Stayed on the land after the WLA was disbanded.


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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