Contribution of WRENS (Women’s Royal Canadian Naval Service) to armed services in Canada.
Margot Ligertwood discusses her look at the WRENS (Women’s Royal Canadian Naval) service and the contribution they made to the war effort in Canada.
Margot Ligertwood was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba on May 20, 1922 and has six siblings. After finishing school, Ms. Ligertwood worked at the Eaton’s department store in Winnipeg. In September 1943, she enlisted, but wasn’t called to service until March, 1944. She then enlisted in the Canadian Navy with the WRENS (Women’s Royal Canadian Navy Service). She went to Gault (Cambridge today), Ontario for basic training. She later spent short amounts of time in service in Cornwallis, Halifax, Moncton, St.John’s, Toronto and Victoria. Throughout her service, she worked in supply as a supply assistant.
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