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barrysutton

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Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« on: April 18, 2016, 09:13:14 AM »
Anyone who has one of these badges which has a number on the back that they currently can't trace, usually a number above 600, please advise as I am in contact with a man who has the 3rd roll of the badge holders and he's said he would be willing to look up any that anyone may have.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2016, 06:48:54 PM »
As a follow up to this my PCANSR badge which is shown on the SON site is number 844, which was issues to Lily Dawson on 12/Dec/1900, she trained at Launceton Hospital, Tasmania and whilst in South Africa served at No. 1 General Hospital, Wynberg.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #2 on: April 28, 2016, 11:16:55 PM »
Will hunt out mine to get the number and let you know Barry.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #3 on: May 04, 2016, 06:57:41 PM »
I'll have to find the numbers on mine.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #4 on: May 16, 2016, 08:29:20 PM »
Hello,
The numbers for the badges you have for the a/m are on the SON site, there details are listed below:-
67 was issued to Gertrude JOHNSTON on 9 April 1897, she trained at the Royal Infirmary, Liverpool
94 was issued to Louise Eleanor Victoria ASMAM on 2 January 1900, she trained at N.W. London Hospital
216 was issued to Ethel A. HARMER on 29 January 1900, she trained at Guy's Hospital, London S.E.

I hope this info is of use to you.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #5 on: May 16, 2016, 08:50:26 PM »

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #6 on: May 17, 2016, 12:29:52 AM »
One more fact that has come to light, the last of the badges issued were on 25 February 1901.
All those who where issued badges went to South Africa and the P.C.A.N.S.R. was formally disbanded in 1907.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #7 on: May 17, 2016, 09:20:08 AM »
I've amended the descriptions of my PCANSR badges, in the galleries, with info about the nurses, could make interesting research.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #8 on: May 19, 2016, 09:21:34 PM »
Hi Barry,

Can you locate anything on badge number 883 ?

Will.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #9 on: May 19, 2016, 10:11:45 PM »
Hi Barry.
I notice badge 19 was issued in May 1897 then again in October 1898, was this common & how can I find out why?  Also who was No1 issued to & was that re-issued at all?  What was the final badge number & date?
Regards
Mike

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #10 on: May 20, 2016, 08:36:41 AM »
Mike, you could look at Keiron's excellent Boer War Nurses site- the information will be on there.. Sarah

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #11 on: May 20, 2016, 05:27:01 PM »
The date was 25/February/1901, however as regards the number it was above 882 but not more than 900.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #12 on: May 30, 2016, 02:36:32 PM »
Was this badge originally worn on the collar or the Tippet/dress, I've seen pictures of it worn on the collar & tippet/dress.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #13 on: May 30, 2016, 09:41:12 PM »
I'd say tippet,going by the majority of pictures I have seen. I have also had an original tippet with pre sewn holes matching up with the pin size of the badge.

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Re: Princess Christian's Army Nursing Service Reserve
« Reply #14 on: May 30, 2016, 11:03:59 PM »
Thanks for that.  Is there a copy of dress regulations that anyone is aware of?