Nursing service records (1902–1922)
Search and download service records (WO 399) for nurses who served in the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (QAINMS), the Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service (Reserve) QAIMNS(R) and the Territorial Force Nursing Service (TFNS) from our website (£).
Campaign medals (1793–1949)
Search by name online in Campaign medal and award rolls (WO 100) using Ancestry.co.uk (£). You will need to know the campaign and the relevant nursing service to use these records. These do not usually contain biographical information.
Campaign medal records (1914–1920)
Search and download (£) the index cards to First World War campaign medals awarded to nurses (WO 372) on our website. Use the keywords ‘Nurse’, ‘Voluntary Aid Detachment’ or ‘Queen Alexandra’s’, as well as providing a surname to help your search.
British Army casualty lists (1939–1945)
Search the daily British Army casualty lists (WO 417) on Findmypast.co.uk (£). These cover British Army officers and other ranks as well as nurses. They state the individuals’ rank, service number, date of becoming a casualty and type of casualty.
The term ‘casualty’ covers anyone in the British Army who was killed, wounded, missing, or was a prisoner of war.