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  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11233

    Farmer Tuppin explains the workings of a rat trap to Land Girl Margaret Wilson and her colleagues as part of their training on a Sussex farm. Margaret was a bus conductress in Yorkshire before joining the WLA.

  • LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18058

    29 year old Land Girl Rosalind Cox and two of her colleagues examine a Roman mosaic tiled floor preserved at the farm on which they work at Bignor, Sussex. The farm is owned by Mr Tupper.

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11234

    Land Girls look intently on as Farmer Tuppin demonstrates how to place a baited trap in a rat run, as part of their training on a farm, somewhere in Sussex.

  • THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    THE WORK OF THE AUXILIARY TERRITORIAL SERVICE AT A MIXED ANTI-AIRCRAFT BATTERY, ENGLAND, UK, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 8330

    A member of the ATS stands beside an Army sentry at an anti-aircraft station, somewhere in Britain.

  • LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18054

    29 year old Land Girl Rosalind Cox stands on the back of a truck and uses a 9 inch hook to pass hay bales down from the truck to the waiting hands of a farm hand below. The bales, according to the original caption, weigh 80 pounds. The bales are pulled...

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11258

    Land Girls Eileen Barry, Audrey Willis, Betty Long and Audrey Prickett enjoy a hot cup of tea after a hard day of rat catching, as part of their training on a Sussex farm. They are sitting on large cartwheels, whilst Farmer Giles brings them a jug of...

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11237

    Major M Phillips addresses his 'troops', a team of Land Girls, before they commence battle against the rats which live in these pig styes, as part of their rat catcher training on this Sussex farm.

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11256

    Land Girl Rat Catchers at work as part of their training on a Sussex farm. In the background Audrey Prickett and Betty Long plug a rat hole after inserting poison and in the foreground Eileen Barry lays some bait, as Audrey Willis leans over the hedge...

  • LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    LANDGIRL'S DAY: EVERYDAY LIFE AND AGRICULTURE IN WEST SUSSEX, ENGLAND, UK, 1944

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 18055

    At twelve o'clock, 19 year old Land Girl Rosalind Cox pauses in her day's work and returns to her billet for lunch. Her landlady, Mrs Annie Weaver, enjoys a cup of tea whilst Rosalind tucks into a large plate of rabbit stew. Behind them on...

  • ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    ARREST THAT RAT: THE WORK OF THE WOMEN'S LAND ARMY RAT CATCHERS, SUSSEX, 1942

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Ministry of Information Photo Division Photographer

    D 11220

    Farmer Tuppin leads a team of Land Girls into battle against rats on a sunny farm somewhere in Sussex.

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