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WRAC Association News

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

Welcome to the new version of the WRAC Association website, we've been hard at work on a new look which we're confident will provide an even better window into the Association, it's news, membership and benevolence services.

Joan Sanders, who enlisted in the ATS on 18 October 1938 and was allocated service number W4, has died at the age of 98. A photo and article was published in the Beccles & Bungay Journal on 29 January 2015.

It's not too late to apply, come and join the 350 WRAC Association members who have already submitted an application form. The official closing date is 30th January however there is a little leeway into the week commencing 2nd February, providing you act now! Applications online or phone 0300 400 1992.

Last remaining stock of WRAC Association 2015 diaries now reduced to £2.00 (includes p&p), click here to buy now.

We are happy to announce that the deadline for applications to attend the Grand Reunion 2015 has been extended to 30 Jan 15. Applications can be made online or by post (form in Lioness 2014/2), for more details phone 0300 400 1992.

It is with great sadness we report that Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Joan D J Freeland, nee Temple, passed away on 03 December 2014. On her retirement from the Army she was an ADWRAC. The funeral will be held at 14.00 on Friday 12 December 2014 at St Peter & St Paul Church, High Street, Heytesbury, BA12 0EF.

Sadly we have been informed by RHQ AGC of the death of Jill Wynne on 15th November 2014, Jill formerly served as a Sergeant in the Adutant General's Corps (SPS). The funeral will be held at 13.00 on Monday 1st December 2014 at St Andrews Parish Church, Sneyd Street, Stoke-on-Trent, ST1 6BH.

It is with great sadness we report that Lieutenant Colonel (Retired) Mary Soames OBE, née Hickson, passed away on 22nd November 2014. Mary was a Life Vice President of the WRAC Association and Chairman of the ATS & WRAC Benevolent Funds Grants Committee for nearly 30 years.

WRAC Association members were involved in many locations throughout the UK on and before Remembrance Sunday 2014. 

Former members of the Auxiliary Territorial Service (ATS), Lucy Bowyer and Nancy Tipton of the Shropshire Branch of the WRAC Association, enjoyed a visit to the Normandy battlefields 06-10 October as guests of the Not Forgotten Association.

The 40th anniversary of the Guildford Pub Bombings falls on Sunday 5th October 2014, Holy Trinity Church will conduct a short service of commemoration at 4pm on this day.

The WRAC Association 2015 Diary is now available to purchase. 

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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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1 Winnall Valley Road
Winchester
SO23 0LD

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