The Women's Land Army (WLA) were commonly known as Land Girls. In forestry, the Women's Timber Corps were known as Lumber Jills. At the height of the WWI the Land Army had a full-time membership of members. The number exceeded during WWII.
wartime landgirls If I was around in the I would have loved to be a landgirl! Working in the countryside on the farm. If you haven't seen it, there's a British tv series called Landgirls. Also the BBC show Wartime Farm made me fall in love even
World War 2 in pictures: Gathering the war-time harvest
World War Land girls working on a combine harvester at harvest time. Joan Terrell who is greasing the machine used to be a hairdresser and Evelyn Lendon, the driver, was a typist. Original Publication: Picture Post - 1510 - 1943 Is A Panzer Harvest - p