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  • Dorothea Mary Lynette Crewdson, MM, ARRC (1886 - 1919)
    CREWDSON, DOROTHEA MARY LYNETTE Rank: Nursing Sister Date of Death:12/03/1919 Age: 32 Regiment/Service: Voluntary Aid Detachment Awards: M M, A R R C Grave Reference: XLV. C. 13. Cemete...
  • Maj. Alice Ross-King, ARRC, MM (1887 - 1968)
    Major Alice Ross Appleford (née Ross-King) ARRC, MM (5 August 1887 – 19 August 1968) was an Australian civilian and military nurse who took part in both World Wars. She has been described...
  • Elsie Mary Emily Timperley, ARRC (1885 - d.)
    Occupation: nurse Rank: Staff Nurse/Sister Force: AANS Born 1885 at Auckland, New Zealand Daughter of Charles Edward COOKE and Marion Elizabeth nee PURCHAS Age 29 years Enlisted 13 April ...
  • Ethel Maud Thomas, ARRC (1882 - 1955)
    Occupation: nurse Rank: Sister Service Number: 22/54 Force: AANS FAMILY Ethel was born in Sydenham Christchurch 30 April 1882 to George David Dement and Mary Ellen (nee Hill). PRE-WAR Eth...
  • Isabella Marion McRae, ARRC (1881 - 1961)
    Occupation: nurse Rank: Sister ServiceNumber: 22/212 Force: NZANS FAMILY Born 19 May 1881 Richmond. Parents – Roderick and Alice McRAE (nee Moffat). Siblings – Alice (b.1873), R...

The Royal Red Cross is a military decoration awarded in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth for exceptional services in military nursing.

The award was established on 27 April 1883 by Queen Victoria, with a single class of Member. A second and lower class, Associate, was added during World War I in 1917.

The award is made to a fully trained nurse of an officially recognised nursing service, military or civilian, who has shown exceptional devotion and competence in the performance of actual nursing duties, over a continuous and long period, or who has performed some very exceptional act of bravery and devotion at his or her post of duty. This decoration had the distinction of being conferred exclusively to females until 1976. It is conferred on members of the nursing services regardless of rank. Holders of the second class who receive a further award are promoted to the first class, although an initial award can also be made in the first class. Holders of the first class who receive a further award are awarded a bar.

Recipients of the Royal Red Cross are entitled to use the post-nominal letters "RRC" or "ARRC" for Members and Associates respectively.