Honours and Awards to Women: The Royal Navy



Norman Gooding is one of Britain’s leading experts on honours and awards to women, in addition to being a past President and long-serving General Secretary of the Orders and Medals Research Society

Honours and Awards to Women: The Royal Navy is his third work in a series of such books. Divided into sections on Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service, the Voluntary Aid detachments who assisted them, the Women’s Royal Naval Service and the Women’s Royal Naval Reserve, it contains the fruits of a lifetime’s reserach in one easy-to-use volume.

There are full rolls of all honours bestowed on those who served in the separate women’s sections of the Royal Navy until these were absorbed into the main body of the service in modern times. There is also a list of those who received long service medals and a mass of information about campaign medals.

This book is a unique reference work.