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The Home Front Volume I


page xxi


A to J Appendices to the Journals of the House of Representatives
ad advertisement
admin administration
Admlty Admiralty
aet aged
AEWS Army Education and Welfare Service
Aff Affairs
AIF Australian Imperial Force
ANZUS Australia–New Zealand–United States
App Appendix
Assn, Assoc Association, Associated
ARP Air Raid Precautions
ASRS Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants
Asst Assistant
ATC Air Training Corps
ATL Alexander Turnbull Library
AUC Auckland University College (now University of Auckland)
Auck Auckland
Aust Australia
b born
BBC British Broadcasting Corporation
b’casting broadcasting
Bd Board
BEF British Expeditionary Force
BEM British Empire Medal
BHS Boys High School
BMA British Medical Association
br Branch
C & P Censorship & Publicity
Cab Cabinet
Canty Canterbury
CAS Chief of the Air Staff
CB Companion of the Most Honourable Order of the Bathpage xxii
CBE Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
CBS Columbia Broadcasting System
CIGS Chief of the Imperial General Staff
CGS Chief of the General Staff
CH Companion of Honour
Chanc Exch Chancellor of the Exchequer
Chap Chaplain
Chch Christchurch
chmn chairman
C-in-C Commander-in-Chief
cmdr commanding officer
CMG Companion of the Order of St Michael and St George
Cmssn Commission
Cmssnr Commissioner
cmte committee
Cncl Council
CNS Chief of Naval Staff
Co Company
Col Colonel, colonial
Conf Conference
Co-op Co-operative
Corp Corporation
CORSO Council of Organisations for Relief Service Overseas
COS Chiefs of Staff
CPS Christian Pacifist Society
CSI Companion of the Order of the Star of India
CStJ Companion of the Order of St John of Jerusalem
CUC Canterbury University College (now University of Canterbury)
C’wealth Commonwealth
d died
DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal
DBE Dame of the British Empire
Def Defence
Dep Deputy
Dept Department
DFC Distinguished Flying Cross
DHS District High School
Dir Directorpage xxiii
Div Division
Dom Dominion
DSIR Department of Scientific and Industrial Research
DSM Distinguished Service Medal
DSO Distinguished Service Order
Dun Dunedin
Ed Editor
ED Efficiency Decoration
Educ Education, educated
EFS Emergency Fire Service
EPS Emergency Precautions Scheme
Exec Executive
Ext Aff External Affairs
FCIS Fellow of Chartered Institute of Secretaries
fdtn foundation
Fedn Federation
FNZIE Fellow of New Zealand Institute of Engineers
FoL Federation of Labour
FRAM Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music
FRCS Fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons
FRS Fellow of the Royal Society
GBE Knight Grand Cross of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire
GCB Knight Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath
GCIE Knight Grand Commander of the Indian Empire
GCMG Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George
GCSI Knight Grand Commander of the Star of India
GCVO Knight or Dame Grand Cross of Royal Victorian Order
Gen General
GGNZ Governor-General of New Zealand
GMT Greenwich Mean Time
GOC General Officer Commanding
Gov Gen Governor General
Govt Government
HC High Commissioner
HoC House of Commonspage xxiv
HoL House of Lords
Hon Honourable, Honorary
HoR House of Representatives
HQ Headquarters
IA Internal Affairs
i/c in charge of
IGS Imperial General Staff
ILO International General Staff
Imp Imperial
IMTFE International Military Tribunal for the Far East
Indep Independent
Inf Bde Infantry Brigade
Inst Institute
Int Aff Internal Affairs
ISO Imperial Service Order
ISS International Student Service
JP Justice of the Peace
KBE Knight Commander of the British Empire
KC King’s Counsel
KCB Knight Commander of the Bath
KCMG Knight Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George
KG Knight of the Order of the Garter
KStJ Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem
Kt Knight Bachelor
Lab Labour
Lib Liberal
LIB Bachelor of Laws
LM Legion of Merit
LoN League of Nations
LRC Labour Representation Committee
Lt Lieutenant
MA Maori Affairs
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire
MC Military Cross
memb member
Meth Methodist
mngr managerpage xxv
MHR Member of the House of Representatives
MICE Member of the Institute of Civil Engineers
mid Mentioned in Despatches
Min Minister
Miny Ministry
MLA Member of the Legislative Assembly
MLC Member of the Legislative Council
MM Military Medal
MP Member of Parliament
MS Manuscript
Nat National
NBS National Broadcasting Service
NCO non-commissioned officer
NS National Service Department
NZANS New Zealand Army Nursing Service
NZBC New Zealand Broadcasting Corporation
NZBS New Zealand Broadcasting Service
NZCPS New Zealand Christian Pacifist Society
NZEF New Zealand Expeditionary Force
NZEI New Zealand Educational Institute
NZFU New Zealand Farmers’ Union
NZLA New Zealand Library Association
NZLS New Zealand Library Service
NZMC New Zealand Medical Corps
NZPA New Zealand Press Association
NZPD New Zealand Parliamentary Debates
NZRB New Zealand Rifle Brigade
NZRSA New Zealand Returned Services Association
NZU University of New Zealand
NZWWU New Zealand Waterside Workers Union
OBE Officer of the Order of the British Empire
OC Officer Commanding
Off Officer
OM Order of Merit
ONS Organisation for National Security
Oppos Opposition
Orch Orchestra
OU Otago University (now University of Otago)
Oxon Oxford University
P & T Post and Telegraph
Pac Pacificpage xxvi
Parly Parliamentary
PC Privy Councillor
PEN Poets, Playwrights, Essayists, Editors and Novelists
PM Prime Minister, Prime Minister’s Department
PMG Postmaster-General
POW prisoner-of-war
PPU Peace Pledge Union
Pres President
Presby Presbyterian
PRO Public Relations Officer
Prof Professor
PSA Public Service Association
pt part
PWD Public Works Department
QC Queen’s Counsel
QM Quartermaster
QMG Quartermaster-General
RAF Royal Air Force
Rehab Rehabilitation
rep representative
Rev Reverend
RFC Royal Flying Corps
RNAS Royal Naval Air Service
RNR Royal Naval Reserve
RNVR Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
RNZAF Royal New Zealand Air Force
RSA Returned Services Association
Rt Right
RTA Railway Trades Association
Sec Secretary
SM Stipendiary Magistrate
S Mil Cmd Southern Military Command
Soc Society
SSDA Secretary of State for Dominion Affairs
Superint Superintendent
Ty Treasury
TEAL Trans-Empire Air Line
TV Televisionpage xxvii
UKHC United Kingdom High Commissioner
UN United Nations
UNESCO United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation
USA United States of America
USSR Union of Soviet Socialist Republics
UNRRA United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
VAD Voluntary Aid Detachment
VC Victoria Cross
VD Volunteer Decoration, venereal disease
Ven Venerable
vol volume
VUC Victoria University College (now Victoria University of Wellington)
WAAC Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps
WAAF Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
WCC Waterfront Control Commission
WDFU Women’s Division of the Farmer’s Union
WEA Workers’ Education Association
Wgtn Wellington
WHF War History File
WHN War History Narrative
WRNZNS Women’s Royal New Zealand Naval Service
WVS Women’s Voluntary Services
WW World War
WWSA Women’s War Service Auxiliary
Yearbook New Zealand Official Year-book
YMCA Young Men’s Christian Association
YWCA Young Women’s Christian Association

Note regarding newspaper material cited in footnotes: where no pagination is given the citation is from the editorial.

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