Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA). (1942-1945)

Function
Services organisation
NLA Persistent Identifier
https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-734079

Biographies

On 27 July 1942, the Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA) was established as a national organisation, reporting to the Director-General of Manpower. The aim of the AWLA was to replace the male farm workers who had either enlisted in the armed services or were working in other essential war work such as munitions. The AWLA was not an enlisted service, but rather a voluntary group whose members were paid by the farmer, rather than the government or military forces. Membership of the AWLA was open to women who were British subjects and between the ages of 18 and 50 years. Housed in hostels in farming areas, members were given formal farming instruction and were initially supplied with uniform, bedding etc. Members were not engaged in domestic work rather they undertook most types of work involved with primary industries. The organisation was to be formally constituted under the National Security Regulations, but a final draft of the National Security (Australian Women's Land Army) Regulations was not completed until 1945, and did not reach the stage of promulgation due to cessation of hostilities and the decision to demobilize the Land Army. [1] A 'Land Army' was established in each state and administered that state's rural needs, though some members were sent interstate when available. In September 1945 it was decided that complete demobilization of the Australian Women's Land Army would take effect not later than 31 December 1945.

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Australian Women's Register

  1. Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA)
    Published: National Foundation for Australian Women
    Series: IspartOf The Australian Women's Register
  2. Castle, kit bag and cattle truck : the Australia Women's Land Army at Abercrombie House, Bathurst
    Morgan, Christopher
    [Manly, NSW]
    Published: The Runciman Press
  3. The land army news.
  4. The Australian Women's Land Army : a brief history.
    McEwan, Kitty.
    [1967]
    Series: IspartOf The Victorian Historical Magazine
  5. Down to earth : the story of the Australian Women's Land Army in Victoria
    Lowe, Mary (compiled by)
    [[Frankston, Vic.]]
    Published: M. Lowe
  6. Not for them battle fatigues: the Australian women's land army in the Second World War
    Saunders, Kay
  7. Thanks girls and goodbye : the story of the Australian Women's Land Army 1942-45
    Hardisty, Sue (ed.)
    [Ringwood, Vic]
    Published: Viking O'Neil
  8. The Fourth Service : ex Australian Women's Land Army, World War II
    Macklin, Mary
    [Maryborough, Qld]
    Published: Mary Patricia Macklin
  9. Girls with Grit: Memories of the Australian Women's Land Army
    Scott, Jean
    [St Leonards, NSW]
    Published: Allen & Unwin
  10. We also served, far north coast N.S.W. ex-servicewomen 1939-1945
    Buckley, Martin J.
    [Goonellabah, [N.S.W.]]
    Published: Martin J. Buckley
  11. The Australian Women's Land Army, 1942-1945 : the experiences of Mabs Keppie, Paterson
    Threlfo, Shirley
    [Paterson, N.S.W.]
    Published: Paterson Historical Society
  12. The mobilisation of women into active services / the 'Yankee' invasion / How the war affected women
  13. Australia - the homefront
  14. Australian Women and World War ll: Kit
  15. Australian Legion of Ex-servicemen and Women. Australian Women's Land Army Sub-Branch records, 1945-2000
    [0.15 m, 1 box : 1945 - 2000]
    Series: Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
    This collection includes (1) 9 minute books of meetings, Sept. 1946-Oct. 2000; (2) 3 attendance books relating to meetings, Feb. 1955-Oct. 2000; (3) correspondence, 1955-2000, including correspondence regarding the push allowing for A.W.L.A. members to participate in the ANZAC Day March; (4) photograph album, inscribed to Hazel Fenwick, dated 1945, including signatures at the front of the album of fellow workers from Hanwood, N.S.W. The photographs depict people as well as farms in Griffith and surroundings districts.
    MLMSS 8625
  16. Henry, Mavis
    [1942]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Letters written to Miss Henry regarding her joining the Land Army. The letters instruct Miss Henry to attend a short camp, then to proceed to Batlow for apple and pear picking. The collection also contains W.A.N.S kit lists.
    PR00361
  17. Sheila Glading letters relating to Australian Women's Land Army, 1945
    [0.15 m, 1 folder : 1945]
    Series: State Library of New South Wales
    MLMSS 5116
  18. Clothing for Australian Women's Land Army
    [1945 - 1946]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B5661; Control Symbol 1945/100; Item Barcode 922015
  19. Statistics of the AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] and monthly reports
    [1942 - 1944]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA21 PART 1; Item Barcode 322245
  20. Australian Women's Land Army. No.3 file
    [1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    Series CP461/1; Control Symbol BUNDLE 6/746/43; Item Barcode 259877
  21. Index cards to members' files, alphabetical series
    [0.23 m : c. 1942 - c. 1945]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C598
  22. Bulletin, AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army]
    [1942 - 1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA168; Item Barcode 323475
  23. Government advertising posters - Australian Women's Land Army [Box 1]
    [1942 - 1945]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C934; Control Symbol 9; Item Barcode 1809310
  24. Supply of coupon goods to the Australian Women's Land Army [5.2 cm]
    [0.052 m : 1944 - 1945]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B5661; Control Symbol 1944/202; Item Barcode 919136
  25. Issues of ration books to members of Australian Women's Land Army [4 cm]
    [0.04 m : 1942 - 1944]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B5661; Control Symbol 1942/2667; Item Barcode 907054
  26. Thurecht EW, Miss
    [1 folder : 1939 - 1945]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Song "The Land Girls' Lament" by Ben Dover (Miss E W Thurecht). Deals with the daily life of the members of the Australian Women's Land Army.
    MSS0880
  27. General Constitution Organisation and Policy File - AWLA (Australian Women's Land Army). Enrolment, Membership etc. Regulations.
    [1942 - 1944]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    Series A663; Control Symbol O130/4/166; Item Barcode 161144
  28. Men from Australia's rural districts have "joined up for the duration" in such large numbers that the production of the pastoral and farming industries was seriously threatened.
    [18 September 1941]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Men from Australia's rural districts have "joined up for the duration" in such large numbers that the production of the pastoral and farming industries was seriously threatened. Country and city girls have helped to solve the labour problem. This series of photos shows three Melbourne society girls at work on a 2000 acre farm near Stawell, Victoria. They are members of the Land Girls' Army, and they also are serving "for the duration". So adept have they become that their employer wishes it were for longer. Australian Womens Land Army. Helen McGregor about to feed a horse in its stable. One of a series of photographs taken on 17 and 18 September 1941 at "Killara", near Stawell, Victoria, by the Department of Information which were later used to promote and recruit for the Australian Women's Land Army (AWLA). Three members of the Country Women's Association Land Army (CWALA), Helen McGregor, Carmen Virgoe and Flora Hendy, were working on the property and were depicted undertaking a variety of manual tasks. The CWALA was formed in June 1940.
    009706
  29. Miscellaneous items
    [1942 - 1995]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Miscellaneous items including cards - enrolment form for the Australian Women's Land Army - newspaper clippings - letters - a menu from Australian Women's Land Army Year of Remembrance Reunion of Anzac Day 1995 - an invitation to the premier and letters relating to the film Thanks Girls and Goodbye the Australian Women's Land Army 1942 - 1945
    Series M4080; Control Symbol 33; Item Barcode 3541043
  30. Australian Women's Land Army Payment of hospital fees etc. of Auxiliary members
    [1943 - 1944]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B551; Control Symbol 1943/110/5312; Item Barcode 320836
  31. Payment cards for employees' entitlements claims, alphabetical series
    [2.16 m : c. 1942 - c. 1946]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    These cards were created to record the reimbursement of employment benefits paid to members of the Australian Women's Land Army. Payments listed include good conduct, sick leave, annual leave, sustenance keep and medical expenses. Other details given are, names of claimant, card number, date of card entry, voucher number, date of supply from and to and the nature of the service and amount received. Records from this series created within the alphabetical range of 'A' up to 'Drysdale' are not in the custody of the Australian Archives.
    Series C609
  32. Sales Tax Exemption for AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army]
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA134; Item Barcode 323043
  33. Request for AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] to attend various functions
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA33; Item Barcode 322339
  34. Australian Women's Land Army Officers - Issue of uniforms - Policy
    [1943 - 1945]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B551; Control Symbol 1943/110/4529; Item Barcode 320827
  35. Welfare Fund for AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] donations
    [1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA384; Item Barcode 324727
  36. Women's Land Army, Launceston, Tasmania
    [0.01 m, 3 items : 1940 - 1995]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Three looseleaf papers and handwritten copies relating to the establishment of the Women's Land Army in Launceston, Tasmania in 1940. Included is a handwritten organisational chart of the Women's Land Army (WLA), Tasmania from registered rural women up to the Tasmanian Department of Agriculture and Manpower and the Commonwealth War Organisation of Industry; a handwritten itemised list of the categories of women who were required to be listed on the 'Compulsory Register of rural women' and, typescript copies of minutes of a meeting held on June 28, 1940. Present at that meeting were three members of the Country Women's Association, Tasmania, Mrs Belmont Clark, Mrs Alice Jean Thomas OBE, Mrs V. (Edith Ranson); Mr Guy Parsons, probably Tasmanian Primary Producers Union; Mr Francis Forster, Tasmanian Member of House of Assembly and probably President of Tasmanian Farmers, Stockowners and Orchardists Association and, Miss Agnes Hodgson for whom there are brief biographical details.
    PR00765
  37. [Re the inauguration of a Women's Land Army to be affiliated with the Australian Army Women's Service]
    [1941]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series MP508/1; Control Symbol 339/701/24; Item Barcode 383150
  38. Australian Women's Land Army No.2 File.
    [1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    Series CP461/1; Control Symbol BUNDLE 6/746/43; Item Barcode 259876
  39. Cabinet Minute: Australian Women's Land Army
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series MP180/2; Control Symbol CM/53; Item Barcode 331382
  40. Financial - Donations to AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army]
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA15; Item Barcode 322198
  41. AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] movements of girls
    [7.02 m : 1944 - 1945]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    This series consists of general correspondence of the Australian Women's Land Army, New South Wales. The records mainly cover administrative matters such as travel, uniforms, wages, health matters, food, training etc. Correspondence is mainly with government departments including the Manpower Directorate, the Department of Public Works and the Department of Commerce and Agriculture. A large proportion of the correspondence is with field officers and consists of returns and requisitions, reports on hostels, camps and members' activities. Included is correspondence with private organizations e.g. the Red Cross and the Country Women's Organization, and with private individuals requesting or offering assistance or advice. Copies of the Land Army monthly magazine from all states, and records of individual members of the headquarters staff are included in this series. Newspaper clippings, booklets, samples of fabric of uniforms and negatives are attached to a number of files.
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA223C; Item Barcode 323907
  42. 1. Women's Land Army 2. VDC parade in picturesque setting. (Cinesound News No. 575)
    [5 November 1942]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    5 min. 35mm - safety/b&w/sound 1. (3 min 49 sec) After attending a camp of disciplinary training, Land Army girls are sent to assist in vegetable growing, fruit picking and other aspects of farm work 2. (1 min 17 sec) Melbourne crowds standing amidst the trees and gardens of St. Kilda Road cheer men of the Home Defence Corps who march with modern equipment.
    F00601
  43. Complaint from ex AWLA (Australian Women's Land Army) member re demobilization conditions.
    [1946]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, National Office, Canberra
    Series A663; Control Symbol O130/4/176; Item Barcode 161153
  44. Join the Australian Women's Land Army
    [1 leaflet : c. 1942]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Recruiting leaflet for the Australian Women's Land Army which was created in 1942. It was only after the Fall of Singapore in 1942, when the threat of invasion became a possibility, that the Manpower authority was established to direct and co-ordinate all labour resources. The Australian Women's Land Army was established to help provide food, as Australia was viewed as a supply depot for troops stationed in Queensland. 27 x 19 cm Leaflet Collection 7/2/12
    SC01062
  45. Australian Women's Land Army Auxiliary , appeal for volunteers [Box 287]
    [1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series SP459/1; Control Symbol 543/1/1507; Item Barcode 3124631
  46. Gwen Seddon, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [30 November 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    2 hr 3 min. Oral History.
    S01001
  47. WANS [Women's Australian National Services] uniforms, second hand. AWLA {Australian Women's Land Army] girls requiring.
    [1942 - 1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA88; Item Barcode 322846
  48. Mrs N Johnston to help AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] during Christmas vacation
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA93; Item Barcode 322922
  49. Headquarters Staff, AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army] - Mrs Hazel Strong, Bookkeeper
    [1942 - 1943]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Sydney Office
    Series C605; Control Symbol LA87; Item Barcode 322837
  50. [Uniforms for VAD [Voluntary Aid Detachment] and AWLA [Australian Women's Land Army]
    [1942]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series MP1/1; Control Symbol 2/29/248; Item Barcode 309428
  51. Katherine (Kath) Took, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-1945.
    [29 December 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 59 min Oral history audio cassette; TDK AR60; stereo
    S01024
  52. Letter, 1967 Oct. 26 [manuscript]
    [2 pages : 26 October 1967]
    Series: National Library of Australia, Manuscript Collection
    Letter, 1967 Oct. 26 from Kitty McEwan to Mrs Brookes enclosing a copy of the statement of receipts and payments for 12 months ended 30th June 1967 for the Australian Women's Land Army Ex-members Welfare Patriotic Fund.
    MS 2867
  53. Ros Bowden - interviews conducted for radio programs and documentaries, ca.1975 - 1989
    [c. 1975 - 1989]
    Series: Mitchell and Dixson Libraries Manuscripts Collection, State Library of New South Wales
    78 reels and 90 cassettes - 100hrs
    MLOH 304
  54. Australian servicewomen's memorial
    [1999]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Granite mosaic 40.3 x 540 x 720 cm Whereas more conventional war memorials may incorporate a cenotaph or a representative figure, Anne Ferguson has created a bare platform of coloured stones, divided in two by a curved trench that resembles an aerial view of a river, carving its way through a sparse, flat landscape. While most memorials encourage audiences to keep a reverential distance, to stand outside the experience of war and reflect upon it, Ferguson wants the viewer to walk right into the middle of the work, to experience a sense of empathy with the women it celebrates. The insignia of the women's services are displayed discreetly around the mosaic, because for Ferguson, ceremony is far less important than the human dimension. For many women, the work they undertook during the Second World War provided a first taste of freedom and responsibility. When the war ended and those jobs were given back to the men, it must have come as a bitter blow, because their lives and way of thinking had already been changed. It is this sense of metamorphosis that Ferguson has tried to capture in her stone mosaic, in which the variegated colours represent the different lives, the different backgrounds and experiences of servicewomen. Set in a peaceful grove between the deciduous trees, the sculpture changes the appearance in relation to the changes in daylight, the play of shadows, and the sprinkling of leaves that fall haphazardly onto the stone. Ferguson draws a parallel between the gradual process of awakening to the environment in which we live, and a growing recognition of the debt we owe to those men and women who gave their time, and their lives, in defence of this land. Her stone platform may be undemonstrative, but it has a feeling of underlying strength. It is a foundation upon which new recognitions can be built.
    ART90968
  55. Services Personnel - Basis of issues (Including Australian Women's Land Army, Red Cross, VAD'S [Voluntary Aid Detachments], and St John's Ambulance Brigade)
    [1942 - 1948]
    Series: National Archives of Australia, Melbourne Office
    Series B5641; Control Symbol C8; Item Barcode 394940
  56. Sims, Jean Evelyn (Australian Women's Land Army)
    [9 items : 1942 - 1945]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    AWLA service record book, letter describing work at Batlow, NSW, copy of formal message concerning demobilization, poem entitled "Australian Women's Land Army", four cartoons of AWLA activities and brief history of the women's services.
    PR84/286
  57. Laurie, Betty (Nee McKibbin), (Australian Women's Land Army)
    [3 items : 1991]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Transcript of talks to AWM Voluntary Guides titled "The Australian Women's Land Army (Victoria)". Discusses formation of AWLA and author's own experiences between 1942-1945. Also discusses author's subsequent association with AWLA.
    MSS0700
  58. Montgomerie, Lisbeth Ann
    [2 items : 1944 - 1949]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Service Record Book recording the service of Lisbeth Ann Montgomerie in the Australian Women's Land Army, March 1944 to October 1945. Ministry of Food Ration Book issued to L A Montgomerie and partially used.
    PR91/011
  59. Waterson, Lily M , 1904 - 1988
    [1 folder : 1943 - 1945]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Service record book kept by Lily Waterson during her service in the Australian Women's Land Army. It records periods of training and leave, clothing issued and work in orchard at Yarrawonga, Victoria.
    PR91/200
  60. Taylor, Grace (Field Officer, b: 1897 d: 1988)
    [15 items : 1945 - 1973]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    A collection of papers relating Mrs Taylor' service with the Australian Women's Land Army in Queensland. The collection includes a copy of the "Land Army Gazette (Qld Division)", a history of the Qld Division, letters regarding Land Army reunions, several Land Army songs and poems, a story "Cotton Bols to Carrots" written by Mrs Taylor, and letter regarding her attempts to get the story published.
    PR00169
  61. White , Miss Mary
    [1 folder : 1939 - 1945]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    "Field Officer" memoir of service with the Australian Women's Land Army from its inception. Miss White worked in Victoria largely as a supervisor. She describes the daily routine and the work
    MSS1187
  62. Dulcie Gullison, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Ruth Thompson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [1 cassette tape : 22 November 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 53 min 10 sec. Oral history. Audio cassette; TDK AD60; TDK AR100; two track mono
    S00989
  63. 1. Land Army girls in the front line 2. How Cassino monastery met its end. (News From Home No. 83)
    [28 March 1944]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    3 min 45 sec 35mm - safety/b&w/sound 1. (2 min 24 sec) Griffith, NSW. Land Army girls at work on farms in the district 2. (1 min 31 sec) Cassino Monastery, the far famed museum of art, used by the Germans as a fortress in the Italian campaign, is bombed to clear the way for the Allied advance.
    F00773
  64. Eve Garrett née Burgess, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Ruth Thompson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [1 cassette tape : 29 November 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 47 min 37 sec. Oral history.
    S00990
  65. Daphne Phillips, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-1945.
    [16 October 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    Daphne Phillips, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-1945. 1 hr 58 min. Oral history. Audio cassette; TDK AR60; stereo
    S01022
  66. Edna Crowe, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Daniel Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [31 January 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    52 min. Oral history. Audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
    S00769
  67. Linda Piltz, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Daniel Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [31 January 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    24 min Oral history audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
    S00768
  68. Jess Dare, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Daniel Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [3 February 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    26 min Oral history audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
    S00767
  69. Jean Williams (née Stuart), Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Daniel Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [2 February 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    41 min Oral history Audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
    S00766
  70. Esme Wirth, as a member of the Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Daniel Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [2 February 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 2 min. Oral history. Audio cassette; TDK AD60; two track mono
    S00765
  71. Ursula Garner, as a member of the Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Dan Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    [30 January 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    53 min. Oral history. Ursula Garner, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Dan Connell for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45.
    S00764
  72. Nancy Thomas née Willicombe, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [27 November 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 57 min Oral history
    S01005
  73. Betty Brown, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Ruth Thompson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [30 December 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 36 min. Oral history.
    S01004
  74. Jean Paterson, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Ruth Thompson for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [31 December 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    1 hr 11 min Oral history
    S01003
  75. Peggy George née Hull, Australian Women's Land Army, interviewed by Judy Wing for The Keith Murdoch Sound Archive of Australia in the War of 1939-45
    [28 November 1990]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    2 HR 2 MIN Oral history Australia: New South Wales, Woy Woy
    S01002
  76. Interview with Peggy Williams (When the war came to Australia)
    [11 February 1991]
    Series: Australian War Memorial, Research Centre
    24 min 27 sec Interview with Peggy Williams. Discusses her role during the war, her joining the Australian Women's Land Army, her duties and experiences as a Land Army girl.
    F04012
  77. Land Army Girls
    Photo supplied by Judy Finlay
  78. Girls harvesting
    Photo supplied by Judy Finlay
  79. Sewing grain bags
    Photograph supplied by Judy Finlay
  80. Join the Women's Land Army
    [1943]
    Series: Australian War Memorial
    ARTV01062

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    [ Unpublished : 1942-1945 ]
    At WA State Library
    Australian Women's Land Army (W.A. Division) records
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 464.095)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 464.095)

  3. Papers
    Sims, Jean Evelyn (Australian Women'S Land Army)
    [ Unpublished : 1942-1945 ]
    At Aus War Memorial
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 170.41)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 170.41)

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  1. The Land Army news : the monthly newspaper of the N.S.W. Division of the AWLA
    Australian Women's Land Army. N.S.W. Division
    [ Periodical : 1940 ]
    At Aus War Memorial
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 663.954)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 663.954)

  2. Australian Women's Land Army
    Collins, Bob; Sciacca, Con
    [ Article : 1995 ]
    View online
    At Parliament Library
    Australian Women's Land Army
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 439.534)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 439.534)

  3. Not for them battle fatigues: the Australian Women's Land Army in the second world war
    Saunders, Kay
    Journal of Australian Studies
    [ Article : 1997 ]
    View online (conditions apply)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 295.779)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 295.779)

  4. TOBACCO, GRAPE HARVESTS WOMEN’S LAND ARMY AT WORK (1 May 1943)
    Pix.
    [ Article : 1943 ]
    View online
    At Trove DigitalLibrary
    TOBACCO, GRAPE HARVESTS WOMEN’S LAND ARMY AT WORK (1 May 1943)
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 170.889)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 170.889)

  1. Australian Women's Land Army Records
    Australian Women's Land Army
    [ Book : 1942-1975 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    At State Library of QLD
    Australian Women's Land Army Records
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 991.174)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 991.174)

  2. Until the boys return : a history of the Australian Women's Land Army (WA Division) 1942-1945 / Juliet Ludbrook
    Ludbrook, Juliet
    [ Book : 2010 ]
    At 22 libraries
    Until the boys return : a history of the Australian Women's Land Army (WA Division) 1942-1945 / Juliet Ludbrook
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 632.423)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 632.423)

  3. Between the dances / by Jacqueline Dinan
    Dinan, Jacqueline
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    At 96 libraries
    Between the dances / by Jacqueline Dinan
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101.932)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 101.932)

  4. Between the Dances : World War II Women Tell Their Stories
    Dinan, Jacqueline
    [ Book : 2015 ]
    View online (access conditions)
    Between the Dances : World War II Women Tell Their Stories
    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.979)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 34.979)

  1. Women at War
    Women at War
    Created by aesdaile, 415 items.

    Women in the Military (WAAF, WANs, WRANS), Women's Land Army. Home front Preparations. Rationing. Women's Institute. CWA.

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 259.853)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 259.853)

  2. Grace Taylor - Furniss - Tesmic (1897 -1988)
    Grace Taylor - Furniss - Tesmic (1897 -1988)
    Created by KEVING., 49 items.

    Grace Taylor (nee Furniss), artist, commercial artist, potter, designer, china painter, sculptor and poet, was born in 1897 in Wigley, Derbyshire and emigrated to New Zealand with her family in 1902. ...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96.274)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 96.274)

  3. TESMIC
    TESMIC
    Created by KEVING., 2 items.

    Grace Taylor (nee Furniss). "Commercial artist, potter and painter, was born Grace Furniss in the small village of Wigley, Derbyshire. In 1902 her family migrated to New Zealand and in 1904 ...

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70.107)

    This resource is very relevant to your query (score: 70.107)