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Service Canteens

Volume 360: debated on Thursday 9 May 1940

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asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether he will make provision for all merchant seamen, fishermen, and others serving in commissioned ships of the Royal Navy to be issued with armlets instead of the badges they wear at present in order that they may be easily recognised and enabled to use Naval Service canteens without embarrassment?

So far as I am aware, none of the men serving in commissioned ships of the Royal Navy find difficulty in using Naval Service canteens. The men are either provided with uniform or with armlets.