Newfoundland Women who joined the the English Naval Forces:
WRCNS service numbers begin with W – 1 ; O for officers.
(WRNS; popularly and officially known as the Wrens)
Newfoundland Women who joined the the Canadian Forces:
The Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service
(WRCNS; popularly and officially known as the Wrens)
was the women's branch of the Royal Canadian Navy.
The Wren Registry -
WRCNS Service Numbers & Names At
Located on the web site for the CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum site...
"Due to the efforts of museum volunteer Mary Grant, a list of Wren service numbers and names is being compiled. You can search through those names using the Wren List Search at the bottom of the page.
"On the Double, Mat ilda!" (73 pages) by Audrey Sim Shortridge
Please press this Link, for Information to order this book. Scroll down to
This page on the CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum site is well worth a look.
Do you know who was the first Canadian casualty of the Second World War?
This is another page on the CFB Esquimalt Naval & Military Museum site:
"Canadian women have served their country's military from the time of the 1885 North-west Rebellion right up to the present day. In the process, they have changed the course of the nation's history, and their own."