All the news related to Association announcements and events will be presented on this page...
WRAC Association members can now access online archive copies of Lioness and its predecessors; the QMAAC Old Comrades Association Gazette (1920-1942) and the QMAAC and ATS Comrades Gazette (1992-1950). Log in to the Members Area of the website and enjoy some research.
An audio version of Lioness 2013/2 is now available for any member of the WRAC Association who suffers from failing sight. The audio version can be listened to via the members area of the website, alternatively a CD is available free of charge by post. For further information please contact the Office Manager on 0300 400 1992 (local rate call, including mobiles).
The WRAC Association has comissioned a replacement Memorial which has now been sited within the Association plot at the National Memorial Arboretum.
Letter of thanks
Published 14 February 2013. Available from Amazon.
Winifred Phillips was born in Ilford, Essex, in 1926, one of four children. Sent to a convent boarding school, which she loathed, she trained as a nursery nurse and met George Wheeler, a 19-year-old RAF trainee wireless operator.
The Vice-President, Council and members of The Women's Royal Army Corps Association (incorporating Queen Mary's Auxiliary Army Corps and Auxiliary Territorial Service Comrades' Association) send loyal greetings to their President, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Kent, on the occasion of her 80th birthday on 22 February 2013.
We've been hard at work progressing the WRAC Association website, and as you can see, we've now launched the next version. We've taken note of your feedback and have made some significant improvements in how the information regarding the Association is presented to our visitors and members. New areas of the site include a Photo Gallery, Member Directory, Member Profile, Online Lioness and readability enhancements...
It's now possible to make an on-line donation to the WRAC Association or the ATS & WRAC Association Benevolent Fund. Our on-line donations are handled by our chosen partner, Virgin Money Giving. The website provides a secure method of donating using a debit/credit card or PayPal and you can Gift Aid your donation if you pay tax in the UK. Please follow the website link above or click the 'Virgin money giving' button below to donate today.
If you would prefer to donate via post, please send your cheque or postal order, made payable to 'WRAC Association' or 'ATS & WRAC Association Benevolent Fund', to:
Basepoint Business Centre
1 Winnall Valley Road
Thank you for your support.
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.