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To Greece


page 515


[The abbreviations in italics indicate German units.]

AA anti-aircraft
AA & QMG Assistant Adjutant and Quartermaster-General
ADDS Assistant Director of Dental Services
Adjt Adjutant
ADMS Assistant Director of Medical Services
ADOS Assistant Director of Ordnance Services
ADS Advanced Dressing Station
Adv Pty Advance Party
AFV Armoured Fighting Vehicle
AIF Australian Imperial Force
amn ammunition
Arty Artillery
ASC Army Service Corps
A-Tk anti-tank
A Tps Army Troops
Bde Brigade
BEF British Expeditionary Force
BGS Brigadier, General Staff
BM Brigade Major
Bn Battalion
Br British
BTE British Troops in Egypt
BTG British Troops in Greece
Bty Battery
Cav Cavalry
CCRA Commander Corps Royal Artillery
CIGS Chief of the Imperial General Staff
C-in-C Commander-in-Chief
CO Commanding Officer
Comd Commander
COS Chiefs of Staff
Coy Company
CPO Command Post Officer
CRA Commander Royal Artillery
CRASC Commander Royal Army Service Corps
CRE Commander Royal Engineers
CRME Commander Royal Mechanical Engineers
DAAG Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General
DADOS (E) Deputy Assistant Director of Ordnance Services (Equipment)
DAQMG Deputy Assistant Quartermaster-General
DID Detail Issue Depot
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Div Division(al)
Div Pet Coy Divisional Petrol Company
Div Pro Coy Divisional Provost Company
Div Sigs Divisional Signals
Div Sup Coln Divisional Supply Column
E and M Coy Equipment and Maintenance Company
Ech Echelon
Engrs Engineers
Fd Field
Fd Amb Field Ambulance
Fd Hyg Sec Field Hygiene Section
FDL Forward Defended Locality
Fd Pk Coy Field Park Company
FSD Field Supply Depot
Gen Hosp General Hospital
GHQ General Headquarters
GOC General Officer Commanding
Gp Group
GPO Gun Position Officer
GSO I General Staff Officer, 1st Grade
4H 4 Hussars
HMGs Hcavy machine guns
HMSO His Majesty's Stationery Office
HMT His Majesty's Transport
hows howitzers
HQ Headquarters
2i/c second-in-command
incl including; inclusive
Ind Independent
Inf Infantry
Int Intelligence
IRO International Refugee Organisation
I tanks infantry tanks
Kilo Kilometre
LAD Light Aid Detachment
LCA Landing Craft, Assault
LCM Landing Craft, Mechanised
LCT Landing Craft, Tank
LMG light machine gun
LO liaison officer
Lt Arty Coln Light Artillery Column
MC Bn Motor Cycle Battalion
MDS Main Dressing Station
MG Machine Gun
MO Medical Officer
Mot Motorised
MT Mechanical Transport
Mtn Mountain
NAAFI Navy, Army and Air Force Institute
NCO non-commissioned officer
N.D. Nuremberg Documents
NZA New Zealand Artillerypage 517
NZANS New Zealand Army Nursing Servic
NZE New Zealand Engineers
NZEF New Zealand Expeditionary Force
NZMC New Zealand Medical Corps
OC Officer Commanding
offrs officers
OP Observation Post
Op Instr Operation Instruction
Ord Ordnance
ORs other ranks
PAD Passive Air Defence
PAK gun Panzerabwehrkanone (anti-tank gun)
Pl Platoon
2-pr 2-pounder
Pro Provost
PW prisoner of war
Pz Panzer
RA Royal Artillery
RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps
RAP Regimental Aid Post
RASC Royal Army Service Corps
Rds rounds
RE Royal Engineers
recce reconnaissance
Regt Regiment
RHA Royal Horse Artillery
RHQ Regimental Headquarters
ROM Regimental Medical Officer
Res MT Reserve Mechanical Transport
RNVR Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
RTO Railway Traffic Officer
RTR Royal Tank Regiment
Ry C and M Gp Railway Construction and Maintenance Group
Ry Constr Coy Railway Construction Company
Ry Op Gp Railway Operating Group
Sigs Signals
sqn squadron
Svy Tp Survey Troop
TEWT Tactical Exercise Without Troops
Tp Troop
VAD Voluntary Aid Detachment
Wkshop Workshop
W/T wireless telegraphy
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