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Old 24-03-19, 06:17 PM
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Hi Pete,
You are partially correct in your information regarding the QARNNS been formed in 1902. The 1902 date is when they were renamed Queen Alexandra's Royal Navy Nursing service when Queen Alexandra became president of the nursing staff. They were actually formed in 1884 as the Navy Nursing Service and photographic evidence does show the silver QVC belt buckle been worn.

They also wore the Geneva red cross on white circle, all on a black silk rosette armband as badge. I have one of these in my collection.

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Steven
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