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Margerate Alice Elphee

Land Army

from:Harden, Bingley, Yorkshire

I am contacting you about my Mother who was in the Land army during world War Two. She died Eighteen years ago, and I and my Father and family think it is disgusting that only surviving Land Army Girls can claim the badge of recognition. I tell my family all i can remember about my mothers efforts to put food on the tables during the war.about how they would have starved to death themselves if it wasn't for the generousity of the American superfortress base nearby. Obviously there won't be many survivers to claim the badge which will make the whole project a lot cheaper for the government.Sounds about right! Cheapskates! What a way to insult the Dead heroes to whom we owe so much.










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