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Phyllis May Cordwell

Womens Land Army


My aunt who was then Phyllis Cordwell now aged 92, enlisted in the Land Army in 1942 and was sent to Asham House, Nynehead nr Taunton and can vividly remember about her time spent there. Although she realises there may not be many (if any) other "girls" still around if any relatives of the following list have memories to share I know she would be delighted to hear from them!
  • Betty Foote,
  • Ann Arnett,
  • Stella Coleman,
  • Margaret Deeds,
  • Jessie Davis,
  • Emily Barnes,
  • Joyce Foyle,
  • Amy Shan,
  • Mabel Holland,
  • Irene Reid Watson,
  • Kathleen Fisher,
  • Diane de Creau,
  • Winny Vosper,
  • Audrey Graddon,
  • Edie Merry,
  • Gladys Cox,
  • Madeline Marks,
  • Ivy Lewis,
  • Smale,
  • Kathleen Eveleigh
  • Pamela House

As you can tell by the amount of names, my Aunt still has an amazing memory! She was joined a few months later by her sister Vera Cordwell (my mum) and I know they shared many happy times together.

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