RAAF Abbreviations

RAAF Commissioned Ranks

P/Off Pilot Officer

F/Off Flying Officer

FL/Lt Flight Lieutenant

SQN/Ldr Squadron Leader

WNG/Cdr Wing Commander

GRP/Cpt Group Captain

A/Com Air Commodore

AVM Air Vice Marshall

AM Air Marshall

ACM Air Chief Marshall

 

RAAF Non-Commissioned Ranks

Ac Aircraftman

Lac Leading Aircraftman

Cpl Corporal

Sgt Sergeant

F/Sgt Flight Sergeant

W/Off Warrant Officer

 

Air Force Unit Abbreviations

1WAGS No 1 Wireless Operators/Air Gunners School (Ballarat)

AGS Air Gunners School

BAGS Bomb Air Gunners School

AD Aircraft Depot

ACHU Aircrew Holding Unit

AFU Advanced Flying Unit

AGS Air Gunnery School

AOS Air Observer School

ARD Aircraft Repair Depot

AR & DU Aircraft Research and Development Unit

ASRF Air Sea Rescue Flight

BRD Base Reception Depot

COM Communication Unit

CU Communications Unit

EMBD Embarkation Depot

FBRD Flying Boat Repair Depot

GRS General Reconnaissance School

ITS Initial Training School

LASU Local Air Supply Unit

MREU

MRU Medical Rehab Unit

OBU Operational Base

OTU Operational Training Unit

PD Personnel Depot

PRTU Printing Unit

PTC

RC Recruit Centre

RD & IU Radio Development and Installation Unit

REC CEN Recruit Centre

RPP Reserve Personnel Pool

RSU Repair and Service Unit

RTW Radar Training Unit (Wing)

SD Stores Depot

SFTS Servicing Flying Training School

SOA School of Admin

SRF Sea Rescue Flight

SQN Squadron

T & MO Transport and Movements Office

TTS Technical School

Acknowledgements

UBC Web DesignAustralian War MemorialCity of BallaratNational Archives of AustraliaRSL Virtual War MemorialDepartment of Veterans+39 Affairs