Queen Alexandra's Imperial Nursing Service / Royal Army Nursing Corps (QAIMNS/QARANC) [????-????]

Submitted by David on Thu, 11/24/2016 - 18:24

These are the nurses of the British Army. They served in Hong Kong's British Military Hospitals, including:

Extracts from http://www.qaranc.co.uk/history.php explaining the changes in the organisation's name:

  • The War Office officially formed The Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS) on the 27 March 1902 under a Royal Warrant to replace the Army Nursing Service and the Indian Nursing Service.
  • On the 1 February 1949 the QAIMNS became a corps and were renamed The Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps because of the Women's Forces of the Crown Act. 
Armed services
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