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New Zealanders with the Royal Air Force (Vol. I)

Glossary of Abbreviations

page 392

Glossary of Abbreviations

AACU Anti-aircraft Co-operation Unit
AC-in-C Air Commander-in-Chief
ACMB Aircrew Medical Board
ACSEA Air Command South-East Asia
AEAF Allied Expeditionary Air Force
AFC Air Force Cross
AGS Air Gunnery School
AHQ Air Headquarters
AOC Air Officer Commanding
AOC-in-C Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief
ATS Air Training School
BAFO British Air Forces of Occupation
BEF British Expeditionary Force
Bel Belgium
BEM British Empire Medal
BOAC British Overseas Airways Corporation
Bra Brazil
BR Bomber Reconnaissance
CAS Chief of Air Staff
CB Companion of the Bath
CBE Commander Order of the British Empire
CFI Chief Flying Instructor
CGI Chief Ground Instructor
CGM Conspicuous Gallantry Medal
CI Chief Instructor
CMB Central Medical Board
CME Central Medical Establishment
CMG Companion of St. Michael and St. George
CNI Chief Navigation Instructor
CO Commanding Officer
CTO Chief Technical Officer
DCAS Deputy Chief of Air Staff
DDI Deputy Director of Intelligence
DD of Plans Deputy Director of Plans
DFC Distinguished Flying Cross
DFM Distinguished Flying Medal
DFT Director of Flying Training
DGE Directorate General Equipment
DGMS Directorate General Medical Services
DG of P Directorate General of Personnelpage 393
D of AA Director of Air Armament
D of AT Directorate of Air Tactics
D of Ops Director of Operations
D of P Director of Personnel
D of Policy Directorate of Policy
DPMO Deputy Principal Medical Officer
DSO Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
EFTS Elementary Flying Training School
Eg Egypt
Eth Ethiopia
FPMO Flying Personnel Medical Officer
FTC Flying Training Command
FTS Flying Training School
Fr France
GCB Knight Grand Cross of the Bath
GCIE Knight Grand Commander of the Indian Empire
GCSI Knight Grand Commander of the Star of India
GCVO Knight Grand Cross of Royal Victorian Order
GHQ General Headquarters
GM George Medal
GOC-in-C General Officer Commanding-in-Chief
Gr Greece
GR General Reconnaissance
Hoi Holland
It Italy
KBE Knight Commander Order of the British Empire
KCB Knight Commander of the Bath
KG Knight of the Order of the Garter
MAAF Mediterranean Allied Air Forces
MAP Ministry of Aircraft Production
MBE Member of the Order of the British Empire
MC Military Cross
Med ME Mediterranean and Middle East
MM Military Medal
MO Medical Officer
MVO Member of the Royal Victorian Order
Nor Norway
NWAAF North-West Africa Air Force
NZPAF New Zealand Permanent Air Force
OBE Officer Order of the British Empire
OC Officer Commanding
OM Order of Merit
OTU Operational Training Unit
Pol Poland
PRC Personnel Reception Centrepage 394
RAAF Royal Australian Air Force
RCAF Royal Canadian Air Force
RFC Royal Flying Corps
RNAS Royal Naval Air Service
RNR Royal Naval Reserve
RNZAF Royal New Zealand Air Force
Rus Russia
SAAF South African Air Force
SASO Senior Air Staff Officer
SEAC South-East Asia Command
SEAAC South-East Asia Air Command
SFTS Service Flying Training School
SHAEF Supreme Headquarters Allied Expeditionary Force
SMEC Special Medical Examination Centre
SMO Senior Medical Officer
TAP Tactical Air Force
USAAF United States Army Air Force