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WW2 Army Medical Service Red Cross Stretcher Bearer Armband.

A scarce original Second World War period white linen armband with applied felt red cross, adjustable three pairs of two brass press studs fasteners impressed "Newey Brothers Ltd B'Ham" "Newey PAT, 201430-22."and clear ink stamp "Army Medical Service" this example without date. Good condition, some rust stains.

Code: 58621Price: 25.00 GBP


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Queen Qlexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps QARANC Association Badge.

A good original 'King George VI' period 'Q.A. Association' silver plated badge' inlaid with red enamel, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the centre. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel.
Height 33mm.

In 1949 the QAIMNS 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service' was renamed 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps' QARANC. In 1953 the badge was replaced with a Elizabeth II Crowned version.

Code: 58487Price: 15.00 GBP


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Pair EIIR Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service Officer Silvered Gilt PMRAFNS Collar Badges.

A good quality scarce Elizabeth II period matching pair of 'Princess Mary’s Royal Air Force Nursing Service collar badges' depicting a gilt 'caduceus' surmounted by a Queen's Crown and silver plated wings, the reverse incorporating a strengthening rod down the centre and impressed with manufacturers details "J.R.Gaunt London. Very good condition, retaining original pin fittings.
Height 27mm
Width 24mm.

Code: 58486Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW2 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service 1942 Hallmarked Silver QAIMNS Medal Badge.

A scarce original early Second World War period full size 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service tippet badge', the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1942 and maker's details "S.& W Ld". Good condition, complete with silk ribbon, minor service wear to high points.
Height of medal 53mm.

Code: 58304Price: 280.00 GBP


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1907- 1950 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR Silver Tippet Badge, Small Pattern 22mm.

A scarce original late issue 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve unmaked silver cape badge'. Very good condition, complete original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, minimal service wear.
Diameter 22mm.

Code: 58239Price: 50.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve Gallipoli Interest, QAIMNSR Group of Three Medals.

Awarded to Sister Elizabeth Sarah Passingham. Comprising: 1914/5 Star "SISTER QAIMNSR", British War Medal, Victory Medal "SISTER". Complete with original watered silk ribbons.

Sister Elizabeth Sarah Passingham was born in 1884 Hammersmith. She trained as a nurse at the King Edward VII Hospital Windsor from 1910 to 1913 and at the outbreak of the war in November 1914 offered her services to the QAIMNSR. She received her call up on the 22nd December and reported to the Depot at Winchester. Appointed Sister, she volunteered for overseas service. She embarked for the Middle East and her records show during August to December served onboard a Hospital Ship off Gallipoli and warranted a special mention for her devoted service by her Commanding Officer Major R.N. Hunt of the RAMC. After service at Gallipoli she was transferred to No. 17 General Hospital Alexandria and after her second term of service she resigned from the QAIMNSR in January 1917 and is believed to have taken up home service duties with the Red Cross.


Code: 58193Price:


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WW1 Almeric Paget Military Massage Corps APMMC Nurses Badge.

A rare original circa 1915 - 1918 Great War period 'Almeric Paget Military Massage Corps nurse's uniform badge' convex gilded brass wing bearing cross to the centre, inlaind with red and white enamel, with an applied dark blue circlet with the letters "APMMC". Good condition, retaining original pin fittings and safety chain, enamel loss and stress marks to both wings, not unusual in this very vulnerable designed badge.
Width 51mm.

Almeric Paget Massage Corps was founded in August 1914. Following the unit’s huge success it was greatly expanded and the title “Military” added by the War Office in December 1915. At the end of the War, in January 1919 it was renamed “The Military Massage Service”.

Code: 58146Price:


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WW1 'Paget’s Massage Service' PMS Brass Shoulder Title Badge.

A scarce original First World War period "Paget’s Massage Service" brass PMS shoulder title'. Very good condition, retaining original two loop fittings and split pin.
Width 37mm.

Almeric Paget Massage Corps was founded in August 1914. Following the unit’s huge success it was greatly expanded and the title “Military” added by the War Office in December 1915. At the end of the War in January 1919 it was renamed “The Military Massage Service”.

Code: 58145Price: 60.00 GBP


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WW1 'Paget’s Massage Service' PMS Cap Badge.

A rare original First World War period 'Paget’s Massage Service cap badge' brass die-cast Crowned "PMS" cypher cap badge, the reverse retaining original two loop fittings and split pin. Very good condition.
Height 44mm.

Almeric Paget Massage Corps was founded in August 1914. Following the unit’s huge success it was greatly expanded and the title “Military” added by the War Office in December 1915. At the end of the War in January 1919 it was renamed “The Military Massage Service”.

Code: 58144Price: 150.00 GBP


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EIIR 'Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing' State Registered Nurse Badge.

A scarce Elizabeth II period 'Army Medical Services Schools of Nursing badge'; oxidized silver plated example inlaid with blue enamel bearing 'Royal Crest' over crossed swords. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings, no damage to the enamel, minimal service wear.
Diameter 25mm.

Code: 57964Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, 1949 - 1952 Pattern Q.A.R.A.N.C Officer's Cap Badge, by J.R.Gaunt London.

A scarce original short lived pattern 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps officer's gilt cap badge'; King George VI crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" applied silvered title below; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London", complete with two loop fittings, gilt finish remains crisp. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57819Price: 45.00 GBP


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WW1 Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1915 Hallmarked Silver Badge.

A scarce Great War period full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' tippet badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1915 and unusual maker's details "S & W Ld ". Good condition, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings, minor edge knocks.
Overall Height 100mm.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 57716Price:


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WW1 Almeric Paget Massage Corps 1914 APMC Nurses Felt Cloth Sleeve Badge.

An extremely rare original First World War 1914 period 'Almeric Paget Massage Corps nurse's uniform sleeve badge'; large hand made felt cloth wing bearing cross to the centre with embroidered "APMC" within an applied dark blue felt circlet, linen lining and three delicate press studs to reverse. Good condition, small hole to linen backing.
Width approx 131mm.

Almeric Paget Massage Corps was founded in August 1914. Following the unit’s huge success it was greatly expanded and the title “Military” added by the War Office in December 1915. At the end of the War, in January 1919 it was renamed “The Military Massage Service”.

Code: 57643Price: 350.00 GBP


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'Army Trained Nurse' EIIR Nurses Qualification Badge.

A scarce original Elizabeth II period 'Army Trained Nurse qualification badge'; large pewter plated example with embossed "Royal Crest' superimposed on crossed swords. Very good condition, complete with original pin fittings.
Height 41mm.

Code: 57640Price:


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Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve QAIMNSR, 1933 Hallmarked Silver Badge by Carrington & Co London.

An original very scarce late issue full-sized 'Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve' tippet badge, the reverse bearing Birmingham silver hallmarks for 1933, maker's details "C&Co" (Carrington & Co. London). Very good condition, complete with original silk ribbon now with service wear.
Diameter 28mm.

Code: 57566Price: 85.00 GBP


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EIIR Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Q.A.R.A.N.C Other Ranks Cap Badge.

A scarce original early post 1953 period 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps other ranks brass cap badge', Queen Elizabeth crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" white metal applied title below, complete with slider fitting. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57506Price:


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EIIR Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps, Q.A.R.A.N.C Officer's Cap Badge, by J.R.Gaunt London.

A scarce original early post 1953 period 'Queen Alexandra's Royal Army Nursing Corps officer's gilt cap badge', Queen Elizabeth crowned wreath bearing "Sub cruce Candida" (Under the White Cross) scrolls, the Dannebrog lettered "A" for Alexandra to the center "Q.A.R.A.N.C" applied silvered title below; the reverse with maker's details "J.R.Gaunt London", complete with long two loop fittings, gilt finish remains crisp. Excellent condition.
Height 40mm.

Code: 57505Price: 25.00 GBP


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WWI Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service QAIMNS Male Nurse Bronze Medal Badge.

A rare full size bronze example, similar design to the silver medal worn by female nurses, but awarded and worn by qualified male nurses, who usually held the rank of Sergeant. Vey good condition, retaining QAIMNS RESERVE silk ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Medal Height 53mm.
Overall Height approx 96mm.

RAMC Orders Vol 10 June 1908:
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing Service (Bronze Badge) it has been decided that except in very special cases the claims of non-commissioned Officers and men to retain the honourable distinction upon passing to the Reserve will not be favourably considered unless they have at least four years service as members of QAIMNS.

Medical History of the War.

The trained personnel for nursing services was still further increased by enrolling in the QAIMNS a nursing section of men of the RAMC who were specially trained by the QAIMNS nursing sisters matrons, and medical Officers, had gone through a period of probation were successful in examinations of certificate in nursing had completed three years training and were in other respects suitable. Men of the RAMC were also eligible for special training as masseurs and as attendants in operating rooms and in skiagraphy and electro-therapeutics.

Code: 57500Price: 350.00 GBP


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1927 - 1943 Indian Military Nursing Service Silver Nurses Qualification IMNS Medal.

A very rare original British Made die-cast fine quality 'Indian Military Nursing Service unmarked silver badge / medal'; title circlet of cog wheel design, to the voided centre a cross bearing central crown; complete with original blue and white striped silk ribbon and suspension bar with original pin fittings. Very good condition, minor wear to ribbon.
Diameter 35mm.
Overall height approx 88mm.

The 'Indian Military Nursing Service' was formed in 1927 from the 'Indian Troops Nursing Service' which began in 1926. In 1943 the 'IMNS' formed part of the 'Indian Army Medical Corps'. See: "The Register of Titles of The Units of The H.E.I.C & Indian Armies 1666 - 1947" British Empire & Commonwealth Museum Research Paper Number 1.

Code: 57466Price:


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1921-1950 Territorial Army Nursing Service, 1934 Hallmarked Silver T.A.N.S Nurses Qualification Tippet Badge with Letter of Provenance.

A scarce full size 'Territorial Army Nursing Service cape badge'; title surmounted by a King's Crown, the fretted centre depicting Queen Alexandra cypher of crossed initials 'A' intertwined, complete with original silk ribbon and suspension bar. the reverse bearing London silver hallmarks for 1934 and maker's details "R.J" (Robert William Jay). Very good condition and complete with original ribbon and suspension bar with pin fittings.
Overall Length 93mm.
Accompanying this mebal is a War Office letter dated 1951 addressed to a "Miss K. Baker, 418, Green Lane, New Eltham, S.E.9" concerning her resignation from the corps.

Code: 57464Price:

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