Abbreviations

 

  • AANS - Australian Army Nursing Service

  • AASC - Australian Army Service Corps

  • ADB - Australian Dictionary of Biography

  • AFA - Australian Field Artillery / Australian Field Ambulance

  • AFC - Australian Flying Corps 

  • AIF - Australian Imperial Force

  • AFL - Australian Football League

  • ALH - Australian Light Horse

  • AMNEF - Australian Military & Naval Expeditionary Force 

  • ANA - Australian Natives’ Association

  • ANZAC - Australia & New Zealand Army Corps

  • ARCWMEBF - Australian Red Cross Wounded & Missing Enquiries Bureau File

  • ATCJ - Australian Town & Country Journal 

  • AWM - Australian War Memorial

  • AWOL - Absent without leave

  • Batt. / Btn - Battalion

  • BDM - Births, Deaths & Marriages Victoria

  • BEF - British Expeditionary Force

  • BPHS - Berwick - Pakenham Historical Society

  • BSN - Berwick Shire News 

  • BSRB - Berwick Shire Rate Books

  • CMF - Citizen Military Forces

  • Coy - Company

  • Cr - Councillor

  • Cpl - Corporal 

  • CRB - Country Roads Board

  • CSB - Closer Settlement Board

  • DA - Dandenong Advertiser 

  • DAC - Divisional Ammunition Column

  • DCM - Distinguished Conduct Medal

  • DJ - Dandenong Journal 

  • ER - Electoral Roll

  • FAB - Field Artillery Brigade

  • GPO - General Post Office

  • HMAT - His Majesty’s Australian Transport

  • JP - Justice of the Peace

  • KWR - Koo Wee Rup

  • lbs - pounds (weight)

  • MBE - Member of the Order of the British Empire

  • MC - Military Cross

  • MEF - Mediterranean Expeditionary Force

  • MGC - Machine Gun Company

  • MLA - Member of the Legislative Assembly

  • MM - Military Medal

  • MV - Museums Victoria

  • NAA - National Archives of Australia

  • NCO - Non Commissioned Officer 

  • NNG - Nar Nar Goon 

  • NWFHG - Narre Warren & District Family History Group

  • PG - Pakenham Gazette

  • PMG - Postmaster General’s Department

  • POW - Prisoner of War

  • PROV - Public Records Office of Victoria

  • Pte - Private

  • RAGA - Royal Australian Garrison Artillery

  • RAAF - Royal Australian Air Force

  • RAP - Regimental Aid Post

  • RFC - Royal Flying Corps (UK)

  • RFA - Royal Field Artillery (UK)

  • RSL - Returned & Services League

  • RSM - Regimental Sergeant Major

  • RSSILA - Returned Sailors’ & Soldiers’ Imperial League of Australia (now the RSL)

  • SBMJ - South Bourke & Mornington Journal

  • SERN: Service Number

  • Sgt - Sergeant

  • SLV - State Library of Victoria 

  • SMH - Sydney Morning Herald

  • TVO - Toomuc Valley Orchards

  • VC - Victoria Cross

  • VDC - Volunteer Defence Corps (WWII)

  • VFA - Victorian Football Association

  • VFL - Victorian Football League

  • VPRS - Victorian Public Record Series

  • WWII - World War Two (1939-1945)

  • WT - Weekly Times

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