Women's Land Army - Metal Wall Sign (3 sizes)

Product code: A3WomArmyS
£5.00
Wartime adverisment promoting women to 'Join the Women's Land Army'. Small £5, Large £10, Jumbo £30..
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Womens Land Army Advertisment - Metal Wall Sign (3 Sizes)

The Women's Land Army (WLA) was a British civilian organisation created during the First and Second World Wars to work in agriculture replacing men called up to the military. Women who worked for the WLA were commonly known as Land Girls.

As the prospect of war became increasingly likely, the government wanted to increase the amount of food grown within Britain. In order to grow more food, more help was needed on the farms and so the government started the Women's Land Army in June 1939.

The majority of the Land Girls already lived in the countryside but more than a third came from London and the industrial cities of the north of England.

In the Second World War, though under the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries, it was given an honorary head - Lady Denman. At first it asked for volunteers. This was supplemented by conscription, so that by 1944 it had over 80,000 members. The WLA lasted until its official disbandment on October 21, 1950.

This classic advertising poster is reproduced on a metal sign. Suitable for outdoors.
The sign comes with pre drilled holes in each corner for easy fixing.

Size Guide :
Small : 150mm x 200mm : Weight : 115grams
Large : 300mm x 400mm: Weight : 600 grams

Jumbo : 500mm x 700mm : Weight : 2250 grams

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Weight 0.12kg
Product Code A3WomArmyS