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Ruth Tym

Women's Land Army

from:61 Millbank Lane, Thornaby

My mother, Ruth Tym, served in the land army during WW11 but unfortunately I do not have any details other than I think she was on a farm somewhere in the Yarm, Yorkshire area. She often talked of John and Cath at the farm and I believe this is where she was stationed. They kept in touch after the war and I have faint recollections of them. I remember mum telling me that John collected old tractors and he had been on a news program regarding this as I think he had purchased one from the US. One of the photos shows John and Cath at the farm with one of his tractors. I believe they had one son. One other person my mum talked of was Doris who is shown in two of the photos. I remember a few years ago I took mum to Eden Camp in Malton and in the Land Army hut she saw some photos of the women she served with. I will return there sometime and see if the location is known.










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