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70th anniversary of The QARANC Association - 1 December 2017

The Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps (QARANC) nurses have worked at the sharp end of military life throughout the last century of military nursing. The QARANC Association was founded in 1947 by Dame Louisa Wilkinson DBE RRC and gives support and friendship to all who are serving or have served in the Corps.

To celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Association the BFPS, in conjunction with the QARANC Association, has produced a commemorative cover to be released on the 1st December 2017.A special handstamp BFPS 3212 featuring the QARANC's badge will cancel a personalised Smiler®stamp which bears the Tactical Recognition Flash of the Corps. A collage of images on the cover reflect the bond shared between the Associations' members.

These superb covers may be ordered from the BFPS online shop ( at a cost of just £7.50. 

Also on offer will be a few sheets of the personalised Smiler® stamps used on the cover, priced at £38 each.

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