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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps nurse, 1975 (c)

Photograph, most likely taken at the Duchess of Kent's Military Hospital in Catterick, 1975 (c).

A nurse of removes the plaster cast from a patient's leg whilst a member of the Royal Army Medical Corps supports the leg, 1975 (c).

The Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) was formed in 1902 as Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAIMNS). It was formed as the unit for female Army nurses to serve in. In 1949 it's name changed to QARANC and in 1992, men were accepted into the Corps.

NAM Accession Number

NAM. 1983-11-61-7


Crown Copyright


National Army Museum, Study collection

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