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Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service.

Public Gardens, Halifax

Photo 549: -- Photo was taken in the Public Gardens, Halifax. The two right-most Wrens are Gertrude Quinn and Isabel Gillespie.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 414: -- Unknown Wren and Gertrude Quinn.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 448: -- Gertrude Quinn wearing a man's RCN hat.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 456a: -- Sisters, Gertrude and Mary Quinn, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 456b: -- Sisters, Mary and Gertrude Quinn.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 524: -- 3/O Hancock.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 483: -- Gertrude Quinn and Unknown in work dungarees.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 528: -- Gertrude Quinn in centre with unknowns in work dungarees.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 529a: -- Leading Wren Ramona Parkin.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 529b: -- Leading Wren Ramona Parkin.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 534: -- Leading Wren Ramona Parkin.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 530a: -- Leading Wren Gertrude Quinn, Ottawa, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 530b: -- Leading Wren Gertrude Quinn, Ottawa, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 531a: -- Leading Wren Gertrude Quinn, Ottawa, 1943.

Lord Strathcona Fountain, Strathcona Park, Ottawa

Photo 531b: -- Leading Wren Gertrude Quinn sitting on the Lord Strathcona Fountain, Strathcona Park, Ottawa,.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 535: -- Phillips and Kirby. The building behind is Naval Headquarters, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 537:
L - R: Jean Sawley, Margaret Ellah, Gertrude Quinn, Isabel Gillespie.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 548b:
L - R: Margaret Ellah, Edna Smith, Gertrude Quinn, Isabel Gillespie.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 538: -- Lena Crosby (Calgary).

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 540: -- Gertrude Quinn with probably the Rideau Canal behind her.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 541: -- Gertrude Quinn. This might be at Kingsmill House, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 544a: -- Leading Wren Parkin and Gertrude Quinn. This might be at Kingsmill House, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 544b: -- On Parliament Hill steps, Ottawa. Mary Quinn, Beulah (?), Gertrude Quinn.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 572b: -- Beulah (?) and Mary Quinn, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 545a: -- Moggy, Carlson, Quinn, Quinn, Corkchran. Probably at Kingsmill House, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 545b: -- Gertrude Quinn, Jean Moggy, Mona Parkin. Probably at Kingsmill House, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 546a: -- Embury, Campbell, Gertrude Quinn.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 546b: -- Gertrude Quinn, Embury, Campbell.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 547a: -- Taken in the back of Princess Juliana's home (Ottawa, Ontario).

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 547b: -- Gertrude Quinn, Embury, Campbell. Rideau Canal, Ottawa, Ontario.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 552: -- Ottawa, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 558: -- as above.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 554: -- Possibly Kingsmill House yard.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 555: -- Possibly Kingsmill House.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 556: -- Possibly Rideau River, Ottawa.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 560c: -- In front of the Lord Strathcona Fountain, Strathcona Park, Ottawa, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 570b: -- Mary Quinn.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 571a: -- Mary Quinn, Ottawa, 1943.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 571b: -- Halifax, 1944.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 572a: -- Seems to also be Halifax, 1944.

Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service

Photo 573: -- Wren Petty Officer E.J. Lamb.


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For more about the history of the WRCNS during WW2, see this article in the Canadian Encyclopedia.


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