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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Rose 'Rosemary' May Denton

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Name Denton, Rose 'Rosemary' May
Date of birth 3 December 1926
Born Woolwich, London
Joined WLA 18 December 1944
Left WLA 11 August 1950
WLA No. 152503
Trained On the job.
Employed Employed by private farmers: Harold and John Brown (son) at Great Barford (Hill Farm; Birchfields; Willowbank Farm)
Married name Birch
Further information Former cashier, aged 18. Living in Great Barford when she enrolled. Did dairy and general farming work. Left on completion of contract.
"Work was hard but enjoyable"
"The Land Army, a group of hardworking, eager to learn young people."
Rosemary Denton

Rosemary Denton on a tractor

Rose Denton

Rosemary Denton in uniform


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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