|List of Fleet
Air Arm Honours and Awards 1939-1945
Royal Red Cross Class 1
TERMSMember (First Class) RRC The award is made to a fully trained nurse of the Official Nursing Service who has shown exceptional devotion and competency 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 her post of duty. Up to two percent of the total establishment of nurses could receive the RRC.
BARSTo recognize further exceptional devotion and competency in the performance of actual nursing duties or some very exceptional act of bravery and devotion at her post of duty, a bar may be awarded to a recipient of the RRC. The bar is linked to the cross and is made of red enamel.
RIBBONThe light blue ribbon is one inch wide, with red edge stripes (0.25" wide). A rosette is worn on the ribbon in undress to denote a bar to the RRC.
DATESThe RRC was instituted on 23 April 1883, and the Bar was instituted on 15 December 1917. Men were allowed into the order on 30 December 1976.
NAMINGThe badge is issued unnamed.
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