Far removed from the "devotion to duty" stereotype, it offers an intriguing and sometimes gut-wrenching insight into the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) during World War I.
What does AANS stand for?
AANS stands for Australian Army Nursing Service
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We have 3 other meanings of AANS in our Acronym Attic
- Adopt-a-Natural Resource (New York)
- American Association for Nude Recreation (Kissimmee, FL)
- American Association of Newspaper Representatives
- Australian Association of Natural Resource Management
- Australian Agriculture and Natural Resources Online
- Alumni Association of Nursing Studies (Hong Kong)
- American Association for Netherlandic Studies
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons (aka American Association of Neurologic Surgeons)
- American Association of Nurse Anesthestists (Rolling Meadows, IL)
- Aquaculture Association of Nova Scotia (Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada)
- American Association of Neurological Surgeons/Congress of Neurological Surgeons
- African American Nursing Student Association (University of Texas)
- Atheist, Agnostic and Nonreligious Student Association (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
- Agudas Achim North Shore Congregation (Chicago, IL synagogue)
- Archives Authority of New South Wales (Australia)
- Astrology Association of New South Wales
- Additional Assembly for Nuclear Training
- Airborne Association Normandy Trust
- Akademisches Antiquariat für Naturwissenschaft und Technik
- American Academy of Neural Therapy
Samples in periodicals archive:
But as Kirsty Harris tells it in More than bombs and bandages, the work of Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) nurses in World War I was anything but 'routine'.
According to Rees, the Great War was the first time that nurses from Australia and New Zealand were part of dedicated army services--the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) and the New Zealand Army Nursing Service (NZANS).
She served in the Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) with distinction and provided support to Harry Chauvel's lighthorsemen as they moved through Palestine and liberated Jerusalem.
Nellie Gould, Jane Bell, Rose Creal, Maud Kellett and a number of other distinguished Australian Army Nursing Service (AANS) leaders were founding members of ATNA.