‘Lumberjill’ memorial unveiled

A member of the Women's Land Army Timber Corps strikes a tree with an axe during training at the WLA training camp at Culford, 1943A memorial to the Women’s Timber Corps, nicknamed the ‘Lumberjills’, was unveiled on 10 October 2007 in the Queen Elizabeth Forest Park near Aberfoyle in Scotland.


The Women’s Timber Corps were part of the Women’s Land Army during the Second World War and were posted across the UK to undertake the strenuous work involved in timber production.

The new memorial is a life size figure of a member of the Timber Corps.


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