Kittie Perry – Film 1Kittie Perry joined the WRNS In 1942. In this, the first of 7 films she talks about her early life and subsequent training at Mill Hill and Mill Meece in Staffordshire.She details some of what she was learning about.
Kittie Perry – Film 2Kittie talks about the men who trained the girls at Mill Meece. Shes eventually posted to RNAS Donibristle (HMS Merlin) near Fife Scotland. She shares stories including a memorable invitation to have tea on onboard the aircraft carrier, HMS Invincible.
Kittie Perry – Film 3Kittie recalls an interesting day when they are requested to remove the wing paint from a new batch of Spitfires. She also talks about working on the planes. Kitty gained promotion to a Leading Wren Engines and she was given a group of men to work with you.
Kittie Perry – Film 4Kittie recalls some light hearted moneys between the men and the women. Some jokes never change Health & Safety wasnt quite as rigorous during the war.
Kittie Perry – Film 5Kittie shares some interest g stories about her life and work on the base.
Kittie Perry – Film 6Kittie recalls a bad hair day Although her work wasnt frontline, the impact of the war effort was never far away. She talks about her first flight - not something she enjoyed.