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WORLD WAR I: Appendix: List of Abbreviations

A.C.C. Army Cyclist Corps
A.G.S. Army Gymnastics Staff
A.M.C. Army Military Corps
A.O.S. Army Ordnance Survey
A. & S.H. Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
A.T. Company Animal Transport Company
Aus. F. Australian Force
A.V.C. Army Veterinary Corps
BDE Brigade
Bn Battalion
B.W. Black Watch
B.W.R. Black Watch Regiment
C.E.F. Canadian Expeditionary Force
Co Corps
C.Q.M. S. Company Quarter-Master Sergeant
C.R Connaught Rangers
C.V.O. Commander of the Victorian Order
D.G. Dragoon Guards
D.C.M. Distinguished Conduct Medal
Devon Reg. Devonshire Regiment
Dorset Reg. Dorset Regiment
D.S.C. Distinguished Service Cross (Navy decoration)
D.S.O. Distinguished Service Order
E.K.R. East Kent Regiment
Esx. R. Essex Regiment
E.S.R. East Surrey Regiment
E.Y.R East Yorkshire Regiment
Engrs. Engineers
Fd Co Field Company
G.High. Gordon Highlanders
G.Reg. Gloucestershire Regiment
G.G Grenadier Guards
Huss. Hussars
H.L.I. Highland Light Infantry
I.G. Irish Guards, also Irish Guards Reserve.
Indian Cav. Indian Cavalry
Ir.G. Irish Guards
Ir. Horse Irish Horse - North and South
K.L.R Kings Liverpool Regiment
K.O.S.B. Kings Own Scottish Borderers
K.O.Y.L.I. Kings Own Yorkshire Light Infantry
K.R.F. Kings’ Royal Fusiliers
K.R.R.C. Kings Royal Rifle Corps
L.C. Labour Corps
L.R. Lancashire Regiment
Leins. Reg Leinster Regiment - 2nd, 4th
Lon. Reg. London Regiment (28 Battalions
M.C. Military Cross
M.F. Munster Fusiliers
M.G.C. Machine Gun Corps
M.M Military Medal
Man.Reg. Manchester Regiment
N.I.H. North Irish Horse
N.Reg. Northumberland Regiment
N.Z.R. New Zealand Regiment (not certain)
R.A.M.C. Royal Army Medical Corps
R.A.S.C. Royal Army Service Corps
R.B Rifle Brigade
R.D.F. Royal Dublin Fusiliers
4 Buffs Nickname for "Royal East Kent Regiment"
R.E. Royal Engineers
R.F.A. Royal Field Artillery
R.F.C. Royal Flying Corps
R.G.A. Royal Garrison Artillery
R.H.A. Royal Horse Artillery
R.I.L. Royal Irish Lancers
R.I.R. Royal Irish Regiment
R.I.R. Royal Irish Rifles
R.I.F. Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers
R.I.F. Royal Irish Fusiliers
R.M.F. Royal Munster Fusiliers
R.N. Royal Navy
R.N.A.S. Royal Navy Air Service
R.W.K. Royal West Kent
R.W. Royal Warwickshires
S.A.I. South African Infantry
Sh.L.I. Shropshire Light Infantry
S.I.H. South Irish Horse
S.L.I. Sommerset Light Infantry
S.L.R. South Lancashire Regiment
S.R. Suffolk Regiment
S.W.B. South Wales Borderers
Scot.Rifles Scottish Rifles "The Cameronians"
Sea High Seaforth Highlanders
South Lanc. South Lancashire Regiment
Special Resv. Special Reserve
S.S.M. Staff Sergeant Major
V.C. Victoria Cross
W.R.R. West Riding Regiment
W.Reg. Wellington Regiment New Zealand
Y.& L.R. York & Lancaster Regiment