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  • Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    Queen Alexandra's Royal Naval Nursing Service : syringing the ear of a WRNS rating

    (art) Made by: Austin, Robert Sargent 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4498

    image: a Wren rating sitting side on with a cape tied round her neck and supporting a small dish on her left shoulder, is having her ear syringed by a QARNNS nurse, who stands next to her with the syringe in her ear. Another Wren looks on, sitting...

  • WRNS Censoring Ships' Mail Portsmouth, 1944

    WRNS Censoring Ships' Mail Portsmouth, 1944

    (art) Made by: Hennell, Thomas Barclay 1944

    Art.IWM ART LD 4355

    image: four women of the WRNS at work in an office censoring post. Three of the women work at desks, with the fourth standing at the back of the room beside a large wooden bow or stern decoration from an old Royal Navy ship incorporating a unicorn. The...

  • WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

    WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

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

    D 23313

    Two WRENs study information leaflets in the Information Room of a naval establishment.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 12911

    The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS): Members of the WRNS loading ammunition belts for Motor Gunboats at Felixstowe.

  • Join the Wrens - and Free a Man for the Fleet

    Join the Wrens - and Free a Man for the Fleet

    (posters) Made by: Unknown (Undefined)

    Art.IWM PST 8286

    whole: the image occupies the majority. The title is integrated and located in the lower half, in white and in grey. The text is partially integrated and placed along the top edge, in blue, and in the lower quarter, in brown. All set against a white...

  • DEMOBILIZATION OF BRITAIN'S ARMED FORCES: WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

    DEMOBILIZATION OF BRITAIN'S ARMED FORCES: WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

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

    D 23314

    Alongside the various educational and vocational courses on offer to service personnel, a number of classes in the arts were also available. Here WRENs build and paint the set for a show at the 'Three Arts Club' of a southern naval port.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 13209

    The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS): Wren Armourers, whose jobs included the overhaul, maintenance and serving of guns, pictured testing a Lewis gun at Lee-on-Solent Naval Air Station.

  • WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

    WRENS PREPARE FOR CIVILIAN LIFE

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

    D 23309

    Alongside the various educational and vocational courses on offer to service personnel, a number of classes in the arts were also available. Here a WREN Lieutenant, who is the stage production manager at the 'Three Arts Club' of a southern...

  • WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN AT WAR 1939 - 1945

    part of "MINISTRY OF INFORMATION SECOND WORLD WAR COLOUR TRANSPARENCY COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    TR 1273

    Women's Royal Naval Service: Wren Air Mechanics feeding ammunition into the Browning gun of a Hawker Hurricane aircraft at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset. Hangars are seen in the background.

  • WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    WOMEN ON THE HOME FRONT 1939 - 1945

    part of "ADMIRALTY OFFICIAL COLLECTION" (photographs) Made by: Royal Navy official photographer

    A 23966

    The Women's Royal Naval Service (WRNS): A WRNS steward, Wren K R N Morton, whose domestic duties at an Allied Combined Naval Headquarters included the making of beds and the cleaning of a large number of pairs of officers' shoes.

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