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An Equal BurdenThe Men of the Royal Army Medical Corps in the First World War$

Jessica Meyer

Print publication date: 2019

Print ISBN-13: 9780198824169

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2019

DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780198824169.001.0001

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(p.xv) List of Abbreviations

(p.xv) List of Abbreviations

An Equal Burden

Jessica Meyer

Oxford University Press

  • ADMS

    Assistant Director of Medical Services

  • ADS

    Advance Dressing Station

  • AFSU

    American Field Service Unit

  • AHC

    Army Hospital Corps

  • AMD

    Army Medical Department

  • AMS

    Army Medical Services

  • BMJ

    British Medical Journal

  • BRCS

    British Red Cross Society


    Central British Red Cross Committee

  • CCS

    Casualty Clearing Station

  • CMWC

    Central Medical War Committee

  • FA

    Field Ambulance

  • FANY

    First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

  • FAU

    Friends Ambulance Unit

  • GOC

    General Officer Commanding

  • ICRC

    International Committee of the Red Cross

  • LAC

    London Ambulance Corps

  • MAC

    Motor Ambulance Convoy

  • MDS

    Main Dressing Station

  • MO

    Medical Officer


    Navy and Army Male Nursing Co-operation

  • NAS

    National Aid Society

  • NCC

    Non-Combatant Corps

  • NCO

    Non-Commissioned Officer


    Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service

  • RAMC

    Royal Army Medical Corps

  • RAMC(T)

    Territorial Army Medical Corps

  • RAP

    Regimental Aid Post

  • RASC

    Royal Army Service Corps

  • RMO

    Regimental Medical Officer


    Scottish Medical Services Emergency Committee

  • TA

    Territorial Army

  • TF

    Territorial Force

  • TFNS

    Territorial Forces Nursing Service

  • VAD

    Voluntary Aid Detachment

  • VC

    Victoria Cross (p.xvi)