Acronyms used

AA                     Anti Aircraft

AAD                   Advanced Ammunition Depot

ABOD                Advanced Base Ordnance Depot

ACC                    Army Catering Corp

ADOC                Armoured Division Ordnance Company

ADOS                Assistant Director of Ordnance Services

AE                       Ammunition Examiner

AOC                    Army Ordnance Corps

AOD                    Advanced Ordnance Depot

AOD                    Army Ordnance Department

AOS                    Army Ordnance Service

AOW                   Advanced Ordnance Workshop

ASC                    Army Service Corps

BAD                    Base Ammunition Depot

BEF                    British Expeditionary Force

BOD                   Base Ordnance Depot

BOO                   Base Ordnance Officer

BOW                   Base Ordnance Workshop

CAD                    Central Ammunition Depot

CFN                    Craftsman (replaced Private when RAOC personal were transferred to the REME)

DDOS                Deputy Director of Ordnance Services

DOS                   Director of Ordnance Services

IAOC                Indian Army Ordnance Corps

LAD                   Light Aid Detachment

MBE                Member of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

MLBU              Mobile Laundry and Bath Unit

MT                   Motor Transport

OBE                Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire

OFP                    Ordnance Field Park

OMW                Ordnance Mobile Workshop

QM                    Quartermaster

QMG               Quartermaster General

QMS                Quartermaster Sergeant Major

RA                    Royal Artillery

RAAOC            Royal Australian Ordnance Corps

RAMC            Royal Army Medical Corps

RAOC             Royal Army Ordnance Corps

RASC               Royal Army Service Corps

RE                    Royal Engineers

REME            Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers

RHA                Royal Horse Artillery

ROF                Royal Ordnance Factory

RQMS            Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant

SQMS            Staff Quartermaster Sergeant

TA                   Territorial Army

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