Blue Tapestry by Vera Mathews (1948)

Blue Tapestry by Vera Mathews (1948)

Recommended by the National Archives as a source of information on the history of the Women's Royal Naval Service, the Community is based on information from the book.

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  • Profile picture for Josephine Letitia Denny Fairfield

    Born 1885

    Died 1978

    British Army Hon Lieutenant-Colonel Royal Army Medical Corps Attached Women's Auxiliary Army Corps

  • Profile picture for Edith Frances Crowdy

    Born 1880

    Died 1947

    British Army Voluntary Aid Detachment

    Royal Navy Deputy Director Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Born 1897

    Died 1918

    British Army Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment attached Machine Gun Corps

    British Army Lieutenant Worcestershire Regiment 2nd Battalion

  • Profile picture for Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne-Vaughan

    Born 1879

    Died 1967

    Other Empire Force Chief Controller Women's Army Auxiliary Corps

    Air Force (RAF/RFC) Commandant Women's Royal Air Force

    British Army Major-General Auxiliary Territorial Service

  • Born 1887

    Died 1955

    British Army Lieutenant Cameron Highlanders 4th Bn

    British Army Captain Cameron Highlanders 1st Bn

    British Army Captain Cameron Highlanders 2nd Bn

  • Profile picture for Edith Helen Vane-Tempest-Stewart

    Born 1878

    Died 1959

    Other Empire Force Colonel in Chief Women's Volunteer Reserve

    Other Empire Force Founder Women's Legion

  • Profile picture for Evelyn Maud Northcote O.b.e

    Born 1872

    Died 1944

    Royal Navy Principal Women's Royal Naval Service

    Royal Navy Director Women's Royal Naval Service London Division

  • Born 1898

    Died 1985

    Royal Navy Vice Admiral

    Royal Navy Lieutenant Commander

    Royal Navy Acting Sub-Lieutenant HMS Revenge

  • Profile picture for Elsie Mary Newns

    Born 1899

    Royal Navy G258 Writer Women's Royal Naval Service Victory VI Crystal Palace

    Royal Navy G258 Writer Women's Royal Naval Service President III

  • Born 1899

    Died 1993

    Royal Navy G2187 Shorthand Typist Women's Royal Naval Service

    Royal Navy Second Officer Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Born 1886

    Died 1961

    Royal Navy Women's Royal Naval Service

    Royal Navy Mail Officer Women's Royal Naval Service Lerwick Shetland Islands

    Royal Navy Superintendent Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Profile picture for Ellen Wrightson Lilley

    Born 1901

    Royal Navy G4596 Writer Women's Royal Naval Service Crystal Palace

  • Born 1890

    Died 1935

    Royal Navy Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Born 1889

    Died 1971

    Royal Navy

    Royal Navy Paymaster Lieutenant Commander

  • Profile picture for Eric Campbell Geddes

    Born 1875

    Died 1937

    British Army Lieutenant Colonel Royal Engineers

    British Army Temporary Major General Royal Engineers

    Royal Navy Temporary Vice Admiral

  • Born 1881

    Died 1964

    Other Empire Force Certificate number 3365 Searcher British Red Cross Society and Order of Saint John of Jerusalem Wounded and missing

    Royal Navy Assistant Principal Women's Royal Naval Service

    Royal Navy Divisional Director Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Profile picture for Arthur John Power

    Born 1889

    Died 1960

    Royal Navy Midshipman

    Royal Navy Cadet H.M.S Britannia

    Royal Navy Sub-Lieutenant

  • Profile picture for Muriel Innes Currey

    Born 1884

    Died 1974

    Royal Navy Assistant Director Women's Royal Naval Service Recruiting

  • Born 1894

    Died 1970

    British Army Assistant Administrator Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps

    Royal Navy Chief Officer Women's Royal Naval Service

    Royal Navy Superintendent Women's Royal Naval Service

  • Profile picture for Percy Lockhart Harnam Noble

    Born 1880

    Died 1955

    Royal Navy Commander

    Royal Navy Lieutenant H.M.S Hannibal

    Royal Navy Captain