Appendix 8: Abbreviations

A Assistant
AA Anti-aircraft
AA&QMG Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General
AAMC Australian Army Medical Corps
AASC Australian Army Service Corps
ABDA American, British, Dutch, Australian
ACH Area Combined Headquarters
Adm Admiral
Admin Administrative
ADMS Assistant Director Medical Services
Adv Advanced
AEME Australian Electrical Mechanical Engineers
AFA Australian Field Artillery
AFC Australian Flying Corps, Air Force Cross
AG Adjutant-General
AGH Australian General Hospital
AHQ Army Headquarters
AIF Australian Imperial Force
Amb Ambulance
AMF Australian Military Forces
AMLO Australian Military Liaison Officer
AN&MEF Australian Naval and Military Expeditionary Force
Angau Australian New Guinea Administrative Unit
AOC Air Officer Commanding
Armd Armoured
Arty Artillery
ATIS Allied Translator and Interpreter Section
A-Tk Anti-tank
Bde Brigade
BEF British Expeditionary Force
BGGS Brigadier-General, General Staff
BGS Brigadier, General Staff
BHQ Battalion headquarters
BM Brigade Major
Bn Battalion
Brig Brigadier
Bty Battery
Capt Captain
CASC Commander Army Service Corps
Cav Cavalry
CCS Casualty Clearing Station
CDH Combined Defence Headquarters
Cdo Commando
CE Chief Engineer
CGS Chief of the General Staff
CIGS Chief of the Imperial General Staff
C-in-C Commander-in-Chief
CO Commanding Officer
Col Colonel
Comd Command, Commander, Commanded
Comdt Commandant
Coy Company
Cpl Corporal
CRA Commander, Royal Artillery (of a Division)
CRE Commander, Royal Engineers (of a Division)
D Deputy, Director, Directorate
DAAG Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General
DADOS Deputy Assistant Director Ordnance Services
DAPM Deputy Assistant Provost Marshal
Div Division
DJAG Deputy Judge Advocate-General
DMI Director of Military Intelligence
F Fighter (of aircraft)
FB Flying-boat
Fd Field
FELO Far Eastern Liaison Office
FMSVF Federated Malay States Volunteer Forces
Gen General
GHQ General Headquarters
GOC General Officer Commanding
GR General Reconnaissance (of aircraft)
GS01 General Staff Officer, Grade 1
HQ Headquarters
Hvy Heavy
Hyg Hygiene
IJA Imperial Japanese Army
Ind Indian
Indep Independent
Inf Infantry
Int Intelligence
L of C Lines of Communication
LAD Light Aid Detachment
LH Light Horse
LHQ Land Headquarters
LO Liaison Officer
Lt Lieutenant
MAC Motor Ambulance Convoy
Maj Major
MD Military District
ME Middle East
MG Machine-Gun
MT Motor Transport
Mtd Mounted
NCO Non-Commissioned Officer
NEI Netherlands East Indies
NF Night fighter (of aircraft)
NGAU New Guinea Administrative Unit
NGF New Guinea Force
NGVR New Guinea Volunteer Rifles
NT Northern Territory
OC Officer Commanding
OR Other Rank
Ord Ordnance
Pk Park
Pnr Pioneer
POW, PW Prisoner of War
Pte Private
R Royal, Reserve
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
RAE Royal Australian Engineers
RAF Royal Air Force
RAN Royal Australian Navy
RAP Regimental Aid Post
Regt Regiment
Res Reserve
RFA Royal Field Artillery
RMO Regimental Medical Officer
RN Royal Navy
SAA Small Arms Ammunition
SD Staff Duties
SEATIC South-East Asia Translator and Interpreter Centre
Sgt Sergeant
Sig Signals, Signalman
Spr Sapper
Sqn Squadron
TB Torpedo-bomber (of aircraft)
Tpt Transport