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WRAC Association News

All the news related to Association announcements and events will be presented on this page...

With the support of the WRAC Association, the Middlesex Yeomanry
Association, the Berkshire Yeomanry Association and Captain Carter’s family,
a London Commemoration of Eileen’s long and significant military service is
being held at the Lincoln’s Inn Army Reserve Centre on Thursday, 31st May
2018 from 1730 to 1930.
Everyone, including spouses and partners, who had a connection with Eileen
through her service in the Territorial Army is welcome to attend. If you have
any particular memory of Eileen - a recollection, a photograph or other
memorabilia, please say and we will incorporate the story informally into the
celebration or in the display.

We've had a really enthusiastic response to our request for your 'Wonderful Women' stories and many have already sent us their completed forms.

It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Sheelagh Wilson, secretary of Suffolk Branch on Sunday 4th March.

 

Funeral details to follow.

With great sadness, we confirm the death of Joan De-Vall.

 

Her funeral will be on Friday, Feb 16th at 13:30 at Gilroes Crematorium Groby Road Leicester LE3 9QG

Followed by a wake at the Heathley Park Groby Road LE3 9QE

 

If you are intending on attending please inform the Association on office.manager@wracassociation.org.uk or 0300 400 1992

The funeral details are as follows -

York Crematorium, Bishopthorpe Road, York, YO23 2QD

On Thursday 15th February - 3:40pm

Please let Association HQ know if you are intending to attend. Email: office.manager@wracassociation.org.uk or phone 0300 400 1992

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Col. Hazel Powell.

(Center with Kathleen Hughes on the left & Col. Francis Cook on the right)

Funeral details will be announced in due course.

It is with great sadness that we report the death of Life Vice President Captain Eileen Carter MBE TD.

(seen here in uniform in this picture from 1985)

Funeral details will be announced in due course.

Over the coming months, the National Memorial Arboretum will be moving the ATS Lady statue from it's current position to within our Association plot.
There will be a Re-Dedication of the statue at the NMA on Sunday 8th July 2018 which will also commemorate the 80th anniversary of the formation of the ATS.
Further details will be announced in the next Lioness.

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Comradeship, esprit de corps, benevolence and preserving traditions. The WRAC Association:  maintaining contact between former members of Queen Mary's Army Auxiliary Corps, the Auxiliary Territorial Service, the Auxiliary Territorial Service Territorial Army, Women's Royal Army Corps, Women's Royal Army Corps Territorial Army, WRAC Territorial and Volunteer Reserve and women still serving in the Army.                                                                      

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We are here to help you during the following hours:

Mon - Fri  9am - 1pm
Sat - Sun  Closed
Phone  0300 400 1992
Fax  0300 400 1938

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Unit 39
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1 Winnall Valley Road
Winchester
SO23 0LD

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