top of page

Nominal Rolls


There are many abbreviations used in the nominal rolls these include:

A.A.M.C                     Australian Army Medical Corps

A.A.N.S.                     Australian Army Nursing Service

A.A.M.W.S                 Australian Army Medical Womens Service


A.C.C.S                      Australian Casualty Clearing Station


A.C.H                         Australian Camp Hospital


A.G.H                         Australian General Hospital


A.H.L                          Australian Hospital Laundry


A.H.S                          Australian Hospital Ship


A.I.F.                          Australian Imperial Forces


Amb.Brig                    Ambulance Brigade


C.C.S                         Casualty Clearing Station


C.M.H                         Concord Military Hospital

Con  Dep.                   Convalescent Depot


F.A                             Field Ambulance


H.C.L                          Hospital Camp Laundry


H.M.H                         Heidelberg Military Hospital


M.I.D                          Mentioned In Dispatches


M.H                             Military Hospital


N.C.O                         Non Commissioned Officer


O.C                             Officer Commanding


P. O.W.                       Prisoner Of War


R.M. O                        Regimental Medical Officer


S.H                              Special Hospital


W.O                            Warrant Officer

AC - Companion / Order of Australia = 2

AO - Order of Australia = 6

AM - Member / Order of Australia = 3

BEM - British Empire Medal = 4

CBE - Commander / Order British Empire = 3

CMG - Companion/ Order Sts Michael & George = 1

DSO - Distinguished Order Order = 3

ED - Efficiency Decoration = 5

EM - Efficiency Medal = 2

ISM - Imperial Service Medal = 3

ISO - Imperial Service Order = 3

KBE - Knight of British Empire=7

MBE - Member of the British Empire=12

MC -   Military Cross=1

MID -  Mention In Despatches=12

MM -  Military Medal=4

OAM - Order of Australia Medal=10

OBE - Order  British Empire=6

OSJ -  Order St John=2

RRC -  Royal Red Cross=4

VDM - Volunteer Defence Medal=1

VOD - Volunteer Officers Decoration=1

bottom of page