Abbreviations

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Common Abbreviations

A. Admissions[1]

A.A.M.S Australian Army Medical Services

A.A.N.S. Australian Army Nursing Service

A.C.C.H. Australian Casualty Clearance Hospital

A.C.H. Australian Clearing Hospital

A.E.M.M.B.C. Australian Electrical, Mechanical, Mining and Boring Company

A.G.H. Australian General Hospital

A.S.H. Australian Stationary Hospital

A.S.C. Army Service Corp

A.T.C. Australian Tunnelling Company

Bde Brigade

Bdr Bombadier

BEF British Expeditionary Force

Btn or Bn Battalion

Capt Captain

C.C.S. Casualty Clearing Station[2]

CNS Cause not stated

Cpl Corporal

CO Commanding Officer

CQMS Company Quartermaster Sergeant

D. Deaths[3]

D.A.C. Divisional Ammunition Column

D.C.M. Distinguished Conduct Medal

D.G.A.M.S. Director-General, Army Medical Services[4]

D.M.S. Director of Medical Services[5]

D.O.C. Death Other Cause

D.O.I. Died of Illness

D.O.W. Died of Wounds

D.S.O. Distinguished Service Order

D.C.M. Distinguished Conduct Medal

D.H.Q. Divisional Headquarters

Dvr Driver

F.A. or F. AMB. Field Ambulance[6]

F.A.B. Field Artillery Brigade

F.C.E. Field Company Engineers

G.H.Q General Headquarters[7]

Gnr Gunner

K.I.A. Killed in Action

L. of C. Lines of Communication[8]

Lt Col Lieutenant Colonel

L/Cpl Lance Corporal

L.H.R. Light Horse Regiment

L/Sgt Lance Sergeant

Lt Lieutenant

M.A.C. Motor Ambulance Convoy[9]

MC - Military Cross

MG Machine Gun

Maj Major

M.I.D. Mentioned in Despatches

MM Military Medal

MO - Medical Officer

N.Y.D.(N.) Not yet diagnosed (neurological)[10]

Off. Officers[11]

O.R. Other Ranks[12]

OP Observation Post

Pte Private

P/W Prisoners of War[13]

Q.A.I.M.N.S. Queen Alexandra Imperial Military Nursing Service[14]

R.A.M.C. Royal Army Medical Corps[15]

R.A.N.B.T. Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train

R.A.S.C. Royal Army Service Corps[16]

R.F.C. Royal Flying Corps

Sgt Sergeant

SIG COY Signal Company

SME School of Military Engineering

Spr Sapper

S/Sgt Staff Sergeant

TC Tunnelling Company

V.A.D. Voluntary Aid Detachment

V.C. Victoria Cross

V.D. Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers Decoration

V.D. Venereal Diseases. [17]

W.A.A.G. - Women's Army Auxiliary Service

References

  1. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  2. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  3. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  4. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  5. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  6. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  7. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  8. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  9. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  10. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  11. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  12. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  13. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  14. Smith, Neil C., The Australian Army Nursing Service - A short History with World War One Nominal Roll and Awards Citations.
  15. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  16. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.
  17. Mitchell, T.J., History of the Great War based on Official Documents: Medical Services: casualties and Medical Statistics, Imperial War Museum, East Sussex, England.