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land girl

n
(Agriculture) a girl or woman who does farm work, esp in wartime
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The British Women's Land Army is coming into public perception, says Scott, but the Landswomen of the First World War are generally considered, if at all, as a condensed introduction to the better known Land Girl of the Second World War.
Ex Land Girl Renee Evans, of Y Ffor, |recognises herself in an old photo
Land girl killed A VERDICT of "accidental death" was returned at an inquest at Abergavenny on a Land Girl, Irene Margaret Jones, aged 22, whose home address was Mount Pleasant Road, Ebbw Vale.
the Women's Land LAND girl Agnes Armstrong has been praised for her hard work - seven decades down the line.
The WFU has named its new fundraising campaign WLA Tribute, with plans to commission a bronze sculpture that will be based on the Land Girl of the famous wartime recruitment poster.
Former land girl Mona McLeod, 89, of Edinburgh, said: "I'm delighted we've got a memorial.
Chairman of the Land Army Memorial Trust Jim McLaren, whose mother was a Land Girl, said it is the first permanent memorial to their achievements.
The sculpture will be of a Land Girl as depicted on the iconic recruitment poster used during the war.
Actress Becci Gemmell plays land girl Joyce, who becomes a nurse in the hospital and tends her husband John when he's injured.
A BEAMING smile spread across the face of Nuneaton's Flo Laybourne when, surrounded by four generations of her family, she was given a medal for her services as a Land Girl.
War-time Land Girl uniforms, tea dresses and farm dungarees have seen nimble-fingered designers are being made by designers normally more used to bustles, corsets and historic bonnets.
A FORMER Land Girl - who grew crops for Britain during the Second World War - died after 10 days in hospital without food.