Kit Lynch, a Londoner, signed up for the Women’s Land Army at the beginning of the Second World War. She was placed at Pollards Nursery in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire. The WLA was set up to fill farming and horticultural jobs that were left vacant as men went off to war. After the war, Kit went to work in the nurseries of Lambeth Parks Department.
Kit served eleven and a half years in the women’s land army. This certificate celebrates ten years of service. Ref: 2001.023
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