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Australian Womens' Land Army
« on: Friday 14 October 11 06:14 BST (UK) »
Hi

I am wondering if anyone has researched an ancestor who participated as a civilian in the Australian Women's Land Army during WW2.

My mother enrolled in the Queensland division but I only know that she worked picking cotton  at Biloela and picking fruit  on the Granite Belt.  I do not know when she enlisted or left the AWLA.

The National Archives did not have anything relating to my research.

I would really like to learn more about her involvement.

Hoping someone can assist.

Thanks
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Re: Australian Womens' Land Army
« Reply #1 on: Friday 14 October 11 07:10 BST (UK) »

Hi

I have not researched the Australian Women's Land Army but here is a link for you to start with. 

http://www.womenshistory.com.au/image.asp?iID=373

Wish you all the best in your research


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Re: Australian Womens' Land Army
« Reply #2 on: Friday 21 October 11 05:45 BST (UK) »
Thank you for supplying the link.

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Re: Australian Womens' Land Army
« Reply #3 on: Saturday 22 October 11 11:58 BST (UK) »
Lots on trove on the land army at Biloela (including pictures)

http://trove.nla.gov.au/result?q=womens+land+army+biloela