Extremely Rare Picture of an Indian Lady in Royal Navy Uniform.

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Extremely Rare Picture of an Indian Ladies in Royal Navy Uniform.

Extremely Rare Picture of an Indian Lady in Royal Navy Uniform.


Chief Officer Margaret L Cooper, Deputy Director of the Women's Royal Indian Naval Service (WRINS), with Second Officer Kalyani Sen, WRINS at Rosyth during their two month study visit to Britain, 3rd June 1945.
 
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Jobs pertaining to the military service were assigned to women to release men for service in the field. It was initially formed to provide personnel for service in the army, but later on it was expanded to include the naval and air forces in India also.
 

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"The war is producing a new spirit in India, the India of the future"
- The Countess of Carlisle, Chief Controller of the WRINS
 

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A WRIN from the province of Bengal, one of the many provinces of India working to defeat Japan during World War Two

 

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WRINS arrange models of ships, escorts and attackers in conformity with the tactical problem set

 

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WRINS attending to a rush of naval communiqués

 

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WRINS Officer Cadets during a tour of the dockyards at Bombay, put informal questions to a Seaman of the Royal Indian Navy

 

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Rather interesting photos.

From where were these obtained?
 

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Chief Officer Cooper is presented with her farewell gift .

 

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Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck inspecting members of the Women's Auxiliary Corps (India), 1947.

 

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