A file containing documents relating to the recruitment and membership of women in the Women's Land Army. Documents in the file include correspondence and minutes of meetings dealing with issues relating to the Women's Land Army; and letters from the public enquiring about the organisation and its application process. Topics covered in the documents include the procedure for enrolling in the Women's Land Army; the status of the organisation in relation to the Schedule of Reserved Occupations; the age limits on enrolment; shortages in the numbers of volunteers applying for the Women's Land Army; and issues relating to a radio broadcast appeal for volunteers. Other topics discussed include the enrolment of nurses in the Women's Land Army; the enrolment of overseas volunteers; the forms of propaganda being used for recruitment; and the enrolment of former members of the Women's Land Army in other women's auxiliary services.
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