This updated collection contains 570 records, sourced from TNA ADM 318, for those who served as Officers in the Women’s Royal Navy Service (WRNS) from 1917-1919.
Most records are handwritten in English on pre-printed forms. Records may include application forms, enrollment forms, certificates of identification, and officer’s forms.
Information from the sometimes over 100 imaged pages per record may include:
- Name, including maiden name if married
- Birth date
- Date and place of enlistment
- Date and place of discharge
- Marital status
- Physical description
- Names of family members
- Relationships to next of kin
- Addresses of next of kin
These records, and many more in ADM 318 and ADM 336, are accessible through the TNA Discovery catalogue
One Reply to “Military Monday: Ancestry updates UK, Women’s Royal Naval Officers’ Service Records, 1917-1919”
Great to see Ancestry are releasing much overlooked records that remind us that ladies played their part in the Great War.
Thank you for bringing these records to our attention