Association of Wrens

Welcome to the Association of Wrens

Welcome to the Website! The Association is open to all former members of the WRNS, WRNR, VAD as well as past and serving women members of the RN, RNR and Commonwealth Navies.

The Association of Wrens was formed in 1920 yet is still relevant today for those who wish to keep in touch with friends and colleagues from service days.

Over 5,500 women members from both the UK and overseas share a unique camaraderie based on their determination that the spirit of the service is kept alive.


The Chairman Carol Gibbon represented the Association at the service ... read more »
Over 160 members gathered at our wonderful Wrens' church - St Mary Le Strand on... read more »
What an evening!!  This annual event was held for the first time in the Union... read more »
15th May 2015
16th May 2015
2nd Jul 2015

Members' Stories

From Jan Shearing - we have been a Branch for... read more »
June 9th 1959, I was on a train making my way to... read more »
Two celebrations for Swansea at their Trafalgar... read more »

Notice Board

Heroes Return 2 Funding has been extended until 31 Dec 2015. The Big Lottery...
BBC TV call for memories of V.E. Day 8th May 1945 from Wrens serving in the UK...
The 2015 AGM will be held on WEDNESDAY 30th September at the Union Jack Club....

The Wren Magazine

The Wren is published three times a year

If you have a story for the next issue, send your submission to

We are pleased to offer this unique booklet of the history of the decommissioning of HMS Dauntless

"The Wren" magazine is a great way to keep up to date and in touch with the Association of Wrens.

The Wrens Standard embodies our past and reinforces our friendship.

Nil Desperandum

Never Despair