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PostPosted: Mon Sep 13, 2010 8:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

A.R. Artists Rifles
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PostPosted: Tue Sep 28, 2010 11:17 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

How do you get Australian Field Artillery from A.I.T. ?

Also does anyone know what C Deg stands for?

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 6:59 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

A. I. T. Australian Infantry Transport
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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 8:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

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Also does anyone know what C Deg stands for?


It reads C DE G - Croix de Guerre

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PostPosted: Wed Sep 29, 2010 1:37 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah, Croix De Guerre of course, thanks Stuart.
Cheers, Jim for the A.I.T. explanation.

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PostPosted: Wed Oct 27, 2010 10:53 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

From SNWM.


Surname: VALENTINE
Firstname: Alexander
Service Number: S/31008
Date Death: 17/11/1917
Decoration: D.W.A.W.
Place of birth: Inverkeiller Arbroath
Other: 6th Bn. formerly TR/1/9312 40th T.R. Bn.
SNWM roll: THE QUEEN'S OWN CAMERON HIGHLANDERS
Rank: Pte
Theatre of death: F.& F.

So what award is the D.W.A.W.?
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PostPosted: Sat Jan 01, 2011 6:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

F.M.S.V.F. - Federated Malay States Volunteer Force

Any chance we can have the post first page list additions added to the main list? It would save from having to look through the following pages to see if an abbreviation has been added by someone later.

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PostPosted: Mon Jan 03, 2011 11:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good point Derek. It's been updated until a year ago but the last few from David's ship ones onwards haven't been added.

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PostPosted: Tue Apr 05, 2011 5:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Another one that left me wondering for a bit.

N.D.

Sherwood Foresters (Notts and Derby Regiment)

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 5:14 pm    Post subject: C.H. = Cameron Highlanders Reply with quote

An obvious one, that was not all that obvious to me! I was thinking Canadians.....?!

C.H. - Queen's Own Cameron Highlanders

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 11, 2011 9:21 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Now added Derek

Thanks

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PostPosted: Sun Sep 11, 2011 2:42 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

I.F. = Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

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PostPosted: Tue Sep 27, 2011 3:19 pm    Post subject: The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment) Reply with quote

Q.W.S. - The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regiment)

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PostPosted: Sat Oct 01, 2011 9:15 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

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PostPosted: Sun Oct 02, 2011 7:44 am    Post subject: What is AAC Reply with quote

Peter Brown Wood Lt AAC formerly 4th Royal Scots born Cullen, Banffshire Died Cairo 25-Sep-16 Son of James Wood, Fish Curer & Christina (nee McKenzie) Wood, Blantyre St; Cullen. Will: 15 Oct 1917. Cullen Memorial Not on CWGC
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