• Short Summary

    Visnews filmed 25 year old Petty Officer Rosales Auger of the Women's Royal Naval Service on her arrival at London Airport from Canada Jan 18.

  • Description

    1.
    LV Wren steps down from plane.
    4 ft

    2.
    SCU Ditto.
    4 ft

    3.
    CU Badge of Wren's tunic sleeve.
    2 ft

    4.
    SV Interview with the Wren.
    34 ft


    TRANSCRIPT:



    "I think it is a very great honour for the Canadian Wrens and I am very pleased that they asked me to do it for them"



    How long have you known about it?



    "Since the 29th of December".



    Did it come as a surprise?



    "It certainly did".What are your duties in Canada?



    "I am in the personnel branch and I work in Wren headquarters and various establishments - more or less a house-mother job"



    What are your interests apart from being a full-time Wren?



    "Well, I like reading, collecting phonograph records, I do some mothercraft, I like sports, both looking at pictures and painting them".



    Have you ever been to the United Kingdom?



    "No I haven't".



    How long do you expect to be away from home?



    "About one year."



    Is there anyone special who will feel your absence. "No I don't think so."




    Initials TDH/WS/RL



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: Visnews filmed 25 year old Petty Officer Rosales Auger of the Women's Royal Naval Service on her arrival at London Airport from Canada Jan 18.

    Chosen from 150 Canadian Wren regulars for her 'stenographic and organization ability, tactfulness, reliability, capacity for work and appearance' Kiss Auger will assist Mr. Esmond Butler, the Queen's Canadian Press Officer, during the Queen's visit to Canada this summer.

    When interviewed at London Airport Winnipeg born Rosalee said;

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA3RYOJCAUL32CU8B3OVN749MTU
    Media URN:
    VLVA3RYOJCAUL32CU8B3OVN749MTU
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/01/1959
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:09:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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