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Bedfordshire Women's Land Army

Roll Call of Bedfordshire Land Girls
Rose Perritt

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Name Perritt, Rose
Date of birth 9 June 1915
Born Grimsby, Lincolnshire
Joined WLA 7 August 1943
Left WLA 30 November 1950
WLA No. 134339
Trained [Not known]
Employed Employed by Beds. War Ag. at Cople House hostel.
Married name [Not known]
Further information Former biscuit factory worker, aged 28. Transferred to Bedfordshire 30 August 1943. Stayed on the land when WLA disbanded.
She wrote the poem entitled 'The Women's Land Army' for the 1946 Bedfordshire WLA calendar.
Rose Perritt

Rose in Cople Hostel Group Photo, c. 1940s


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?]


Stuart Antrobus Historian/Author

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