Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Mary Evelyn Clarke
|Name||Clarke, Mary Evelyn|
|Date of birth||17 September 1923|
|Place at enrolment||Luton, Bedfordshire|
|Joined WLA||25 May 1943|
|Left WLA||18 September 1946|
|Employed||Kendall's Church Farm, High Street, Eyeworth, Sandy|
Former domestic servant at Luton Hoo mansion. Mary and
Margaret Perry, a fellow land girl, lodged with Mr and Mrs Frank Brim in a cottage in the High Street,
She met Jesse Herbert Deeble, a farm worker, where he worked, fell in love and married him on 21 September 1946 after being demobilised. Mary and Margaret remained life-long friends.
Mary Clarke at work in the field at Church Farm, Eyeworth, Bedfordshire.
Mary Clarke, age 20, as a newly recruited land girl.
Mrs Mary Deeble nee Clarke, aged 80, in retirement.
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