VETERANS BENEFITS: APPLICATIONS FOR…

There is no national Wren organization though there were a number of separate ones across Canada… sadly depleting. The average Wartime Wren WRCNS is at least 89. Return of Wrens was 1952 and up to 1966/7, then became CF Maritime Command. 2017 is 75th anniversary of the founding of the Wrens. Our members are WRCNS, and Wrens as named, but includes UK WRNS, Canadian RCN and RCNR and CF and the return of RCN. Sadly the CF interrupted the wrens […]

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Regarding our Archives and Artifacts (WRCNS)… For reference or for historical purposes

We have chosen Canadian Military Heritage Museum [a volunteer All Service Museum] in Brantford, Ontario, for Material and Display items. For Wartime related and Basic Training WRCNS plus some info on Wrens ie Reunions and Material…we have chosen City Of Cambridge Ontario Archives …[related to Galt and HMCS Conestoga the Wrens Training Base] And donated approx. 20 organization yearly scrapbooks and some Jenny Wren Times Newsletters to the City of Toronto Archives. In addition – some material has been donated […]

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Veteran’s Pin Available From Veterans Affairs Canada

This very special program provides surviving veterans with a handsome certificate and pin, once they submit an application form on the Veteran’s Affairs Canada website: As you can appreciate this kind of program brings attention to the selfless acts of heroism, courage and loyalty for which these veterans have become renowned, and, in turn, this helps inform and educate new generations of Canadians about these important contributions and events. Surviving WWII veterans can complete and submit the form on line at the […]

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Bletchley Park Badge

Eligibility for Bletchley Park Badge, Second World War…Canada 2014  “Y”- (for “Wireless”) Service: the Listening Service – an organization just as secret as Bletchley Park during the war.  Without it, however, the Allies would have known nothing of the enemy’s military intentions In the case of the WRCNS W/T SO’s:-in Canada,at Gloucester or Coverdale, or at Gordon Head. LORAN stations,  Baccaro or Deeming  whether in the ops room, the ‘Z’ room or the shacks.   From Bletchley Park the following selected […]

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Service Records

Here’s How To Get Your Service Records. The need for service records comes up every so often. Please keep the following information for future use. Canadian – Service Records, ATIP  Personnel  Records Div. Library and Archives Canada  395 Wellington St.  Ottawa ON   K1H 0N4. British – Director of Naval personnel, Navy Search, TNT Records  Management.  PO Box 7814, Tetron Point, William Nadin Way, Swadlincote, Derbyshire DE11 1EG navysearchpgrc@tnt.co.uk.

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