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Doris "Half Pint" Wright

Land Army

from:Hull

I am posting this on behalf of my mum, Doris Wright, who served in the Womens Land Army, based at Stubton Rectory in the village of Stubton, Lincolnshire. My mum has fond memories of her Land Army days, not least because she met my dad, Owen Wright, who was a Scottish Jock serving in the 1st Airborne Division Provost Company, Corps of Military Police stationed at the nearby Stubton Hall. After the war, they married and set up home in Hamilton, Scotland. Dad is sadly no longer with us but mum regularly reminisces about her Land Army adventures when she, a Yorkshire lass from the city of Hull who had only known urban life and factory work, became a country girl assisting the farmers around Stubton with their wartime chores. I am sure mum would love to hear from any of her former Land Army pals.










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