[Image] October 2013 Wren Magazine OUT NOW!
October 2013
Wren Magazine

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[Image] R.N. Women & Wrens [Image] New AOW application form & flyer 2012
New AOW application form & flyer 2012
ASSOCIATION OF WRENS (Women of the Royal Naval Services) Supporting the WRNS Benevolent Trust

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.

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We are very pleased to have serving women of the Royal Navy as members of the Association and welcome this continuity with naval tradition.

First Sea Lord meets the Wrens!

First Sea Lord Admiral Sir George Zambellas KCB DSC ADC & Margaret Wall. Front l to r WWII Vets Kathleen Roberts Stella Passey & Freda Speakman  BOA Liverpool 2013

The Battle of the Atlantic brought many RN people together including the First Sea Lord with post war Wren Margaret Wall & WWII Veterans Kathleen Roberts Stella Passey & Freda Speakman in Liverpool Cathedral.

AOW was featured in the official programme, had a stall with WRNS BT, and several members starred in films and photo exhibitions.


RN Women’s Football US Tour – champions!

RN Women’s Football Tour team l to r Trish Chatfield Becki Webb Lisa Farthing Annette Parry & Ann Jones US 2013

Twenty players and staff of the RN Women’s Football Team spent ten days on the US West coast taking in Los Angeles, San Diego and Las Vegas, in June 2013. Annette Parry was the local ex-pat organiser.

All three matches were won & the team made the most of their free time – read the full unexpurgated report in the October Wren magazine.


Ex Wrens & RN females dine onboard HMS VICTORY!

President Anthea Larken CBE Chair Mary Hawthornthwaite & Solent Branch Sec Sue Capocci on board HMS VICTORY May 2013

On 18 May members of the Solent Branch and two honoured guests, President Anthea Larken CBE and Chairman Mary Hawthornthwaite arrived for an evening of celebrations on board HMS VICTORY, to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Branch.

"How honoured we all felt that we were going to be dining on this very special ship with all of its history."



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WRNS BT 70th Anniversary Commemorative Book

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