Royal Red Cross

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The Royal Red Cross
Royal Red Cross ribbon buckle

The Royal Red Cross is a United Kingdom and Commonwealth military award .

The award was donated by Queen Victoria on April 27, 1883 to honor outstanding service in military nursing. During the First World War , the lower class of associate was added in 1917 . The carrier receives the post nominal RRC or ARRC .

Well-known wearer is Florence Nightingale .

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