• Short Summary

    Footage of WRENS in training at the Royal Naval College in Greenwich, Greater London.

  • Description

    Good L/S's of the Royal Naval College at Greenwich. The commentator says that it is here that members of the Women's Royal Naval Service are trained. Various shots of a new recruit arriving, she is given some papers and met by the Petty Officer and Chief Officer. M/S of the women in her new WRENS uniform.

    L/S's of several WRENS performing the slow march in a courtyard as well as a salute. L/S numerous WRENS being inspected. Good M/S's of the women in a classroom with headphones on learning Morse code. Several shots of women in the Kitchen preparing a meal/ L/S's of Wrens climbing into the back of a military vehicle and being driven away. M/S of young WREN sitting in front of window reading a book.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    1296.02
    Media URN:
    43022
    Group:
    New sound pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    24/10/1940
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:25:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:02:27:00 / 01:04:52:00
    Canister:
    NSP 238

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