of the Society of Friends, a Christian sect founded in the 17th
century. Many Quakers were pacifists and were thus at the forefront
of the anti-conscription movement in Britain during the First World
Queen Alexandra's Imperial Military Nursing
Service (QAIMNS )
Established by Royal Warrant on 27 March 1902 as the nursing service
for the British army. Divided into two parts - the regulars and
One of three British battle cruisers sunk by the German naval fleet
at the Battle of Jutland (31 May-1 June 1916).
Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps
The name by which the Women's Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC) was known
from April 1918 onwards.