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Old 23rd March 2019, 14:45
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Womans Land Army Girl

A report in a November 1943 Daily Herald.

This was a report about a 26 year old Miss Amelia King, who had tried to join the Woman's Land Army only to be turned down - because she was coloured.

But a Wickham Hampshire Farmer stepped up and offered her a job on his farm, .Who was he ?

She was therefore admitted into the Woman's Land Army .

In today's world I find it odd that she was at first refused .Britain was in great need of farm workers and I wonder if the decision was general or perhaps a local one.
Whichever the case Amelia got her wish .

Is it known what became of her, it would be great to know what her future became.
Thank you Amelia for your service and strong will.

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