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Corporate entry Royal Australian Army Nursing Service (1948 - )

Medical Care Provider
Alternative Names
  • RAANS (Acronym)


The Royal Australian Army Nursing Service was established in 1948 as the predecessor of the Australian Army Nursing Service.


 1902 - 1948 Australian Army Nursing Service
       1948 - Royal Australian Army Nursing Service


Published resources


  • Neuhaus, Susan J and Mascall-Dare, Sharon, Not for glory: a century of service by medical women to the Australian Army and its Allies., Australian Boolarong Press, Brisbane, Queensland, 2014. Details

Book Sections

Edited Books

  • Goodman, Rupert (ed.), Our War Nurses: the History of the Royal Australian Army Nursing Corps, 1902-1988, Boolarong Publications, Brisbane, 1988, 294 pp. Details

Journal Articles

  • Finucane, Julie, 'Civilian Legacies of Military Nursing', Health and History, vol. 6, no. 2, 2004, pp. 97-110. Details
  • Nelson, Siobhan and Rabach, Jennifer, 'Military Experience - the New Age of Australian Nursing & other Failures', Health and History, vol. 4, no. 1, 2002, pp. 79-87. Details


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