Association of Wrens

Welcome to the Association of Wrens

Welcome to the new-look 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.


Since the launch of the new-look website on the 15th July, we’ve experienced a... read more »
BBC Arts Television would like to get in touch with any WWII Wrens who had... read more »
The National Reunion brought over 250 members from Canada (2) USA (1) France (3... read more »

Members' Stories

On 22nd November 1973 fifteen of us celebrated... read more »
After having read the articles in the Magazine by... read more »
I am writing this article on behalf of a group of... read more »


Coming Soon

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