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Description Furse Papers - file, 'WRNS 1918-1919', containing correspondence, reports, notes, memoranda, and newspaper and magazine cuttings, 15 Jan 1918-7 Nov 1919, all re: the WRNS, including recruitment and demobilisation. Documents include: report, 'History & Development of Women's Royal Naval Service', 9 Aug 1919; 'Memorandum by Ministry of Labour - Out-of-work Donation - Demobilised Sailors & Soldiers - Desirability of Extension to Women's Corps', Jul 1918; official instruction, '2918 - Votes of Thanks to the Forces Passed by Parliament', 3 Sep 1919; copy of draft fleet order, Jun 1919, re: WRNS demobilisation; official instruction, 'WO 650 - WRNS - Demobilisation', 19 Feb 1919; report, 'Corps of Commissionaires', nd; and notes, 'River Procession - Sea Services Commemoration', 4 Aug 1919. Correspondence between Katharine Furse, Director WRNS and various correspondents (see printed list for more details). Also 3 photographs of WRNS Mine Net Workers at Naval Base, Gorleston-on-Sea, nd.
Date made 1918-01-15 - 1919-11-07

Finding Reference DAU/24
Catalogue section Artificial collections previously assembled
Creator HMS Dauntless
Credit National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London
Extent 119 items
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