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Medical Services in New Zealand and The Pacific


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AAMC Australian Army Medical Corps
A & D Admission and Discharge
ADDS Assistant Director of Dental Services
ADH Assistant Director of Hygiene
ADMS Assistant Director of Medical Services
ADS Advanced Dressing Station
AEWS Army Education and Welfare Service
AFHQ Allied Force Headquarters
AFS American Field Service
AIF Australian Imperial Force
AMCU Anti-malaria Control Unit
APD Assault Personnel, Destroyer
ARP Air Raid Precautions
ASC Army Service Corps
AS/MS (flotilla) Anti-submarine/Mine-sweeping
ATS Anti-tetanus Serum
BDS Beach Dressing Station
BEF British Expeditionary Force
BID Brought in Dead
BMA British Medical Association
BTE British Troops in Egypt
CCS Casualty Clearing Station
CD Contagious Disease
CMF Central Mediterranean Force
CO Commanding Officer
CRS Camp Reception Station
DDMS Deputy Director of Medical Services
DDP Deputy Director of Pathology
DDS Director of Dental Services
DGH Director-General of Health
DGMS Director-General of Medical Services
DJAG Deputy Judge Advocate General
DMS Director of Medical Services
DQMG Deputy Quartermaster-General
EENT Eye, Ear, Nose and Throat
EFTS Elementary Flying Training School
EMS Emergency Medical Service
ENT Ear, Nose and Throat
EPIP (tent) European Privates, Indian Pattern
EPS Emergency Precautions Scheme
FDS Field Dressing Station
FSU Field Surgical Unit
FTU Field Transfusion Unit
GHQ General Headquarters
GOC General Officer Commanding
HMT His Majesty's Troopship (Transport)page 431
HQ Headquarters
HS Hospital Ship
IP (tent) Indian Pattern
IPP (tent) Indian Pattern, Privates
ITW Initial Training Wing
LCI Landing Craft, Infantry
LCM Landing Craft, Mechanised
LCT Landing Craft, Tank
L of C Line of Communication
LST Landing Ship, Tank
MAC Motor Ambulance Convoy
MDS Main Dressing Station
MEF Middle East Force
MI Room Medical Inspection Room
MI Unit Medical Investigation Unit
MO Medical Officer
MRC Medical Research Council
MSU Mobile Surgical Unit
NAAFI Navy, Army, and Air Force Institutes
NCO Non-commissioned officer
NZANS New Zealand Army Nursing Service
NZDC New Zealand Dental Corps
NZEF New Zealand Expeditionary Force
NZEF (IP) New Zealand Expeditionary Force (in Pacific)
NZEF (UK) New Zealand Expeditionary Force (United Kingdom)
NZGH New Zealand General Hospital
NZMC New Zealand Medical Corps
OC Officer Commanding
OCTU Officer Cadet Training Unit
ORA Operation Room Assistant
ORs Other Ranks
OUMC Otago University Medical Company
PA Prophylactic Ablution
PAD Passive Air Defence
PMO Principal Medical Officer
PUO Pyrexia of Unknown Origin
PW Prisoner of War
QM Quartermaster
QMG Quartermaster-General
RAMC Royal Army Medical Corps
RAP Regimental Aid Post
RMO Regimental Medical Officer
RNVR Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve
RNZAF Royal New Zealand Air Force
RNZN Royal New Zealand Navy
RNZNR Royal New Zealand Naval Reserve
RNZNVR Royal New Zealand Naval Volunteer Reserve
RTU Reinforcement Transit Unit
S & W Sick and Wounded
SBA Sick-berth Attendant
SBMO Senior British Medical Officer
SMO Senior Medical Officer
Stalag Prison Camp, Other Ranks (in Germany)page 432
TAB Typhoid, Paratyphoid A and B (vaccine)
Tb Tuberculosis
USMC United States Marine Corps
VAD Voluntary Aid Detachment
VD Venereal Disease
VDTC Venereal Disease Treatment Centre
WAAC Women's Army Auxiliary Corps
WAAF Women's Auxiliary Air Force
WO Warrant Officer
WRNZNS Women's Royal New Zealand Naval Service
WWSA Women's War Service Auxiliary