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Muriel in the Land Army

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posted on 2024-06-05, 19:27 authored by Their Finest Hour Project Team

My aunt Muriel Levi was in the Land Army. She loved the experience and was very proud of it, referring to it often. We think it was a chance to move away from home and achieve independence. The experience was tough and they had to work hard. Living conditions were also difficult for someone coming from the city. Her original posting in Dorset had no hot water but then she went to work on a farm belonging to a Wing Commander, finally ending up quite locally to The Lee at Great Gaddesdon.


Item list and details

1. ID card of Muriel Levi (front and back) 2. Muriel Levi's release certificate from the Land Army 3. Photos of Muriel Levi, her Land Army Medal, and letter of gratitude from Gordon Brown in 2008

Person the story/items relate to

Muriel Phyllis Levi

Person who shared the story/items

Elizabeth Anne Ford

Relationship between the subject of the story and its contributor


Type of submission

Shared at The Lee Parish Hall, Buckinghamshire on 19 February 2023.

Record ID

90573 | LEE009