Roll of Honour

The Roll of Honour records and commemorates members of the Australian armed forces who have died during or as a result of war service, or for Post-1945 conflicts.

The areas of conflict covered are: Boer War, World War I, World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam War.

Cape Banks Family History Society Inc. gratefully acknowledges the co-operation and assistance given by the organisations listed below in producing this Roll of Honour.

Australian and Overseas Military Abbreviations and Acronyms

AAMWS – Australian Army Medical Women’s Service
AANS – Australian Army Nursing Service
AEME – Australian Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
AMF – Australian Military Forces
AWAS – Australian Women’s Army Service
B/M/Navy or BMN – British & Merchant Navy
BA – British Army
BCOF – British Commonwealth Occupation Force
BEF – British Expeditionary Force
British Merchant – British Merchant Navy
CMF – Citizen Military Forces
FAF – French Air Force
HKDF – Hong Kong Defence Force
HQ East – Headquarters East
KIA – Killed in Action
MN – Merchant Navy
NZ – New Zealand
RA – Royal Artillery
RAAF – Royal Australian Air Force
RAASC – Royal Australian Army Service Corps
RAC – Royal Armoured Corps

RAF – Royal Air Force
RAMC – Royal Army Medical Corps
RAN – Royal Australian Navy
RANR – Royal Australian Navy Reserve
RAPC – Royal Army Pay Corps
RASC – Royal Army Service Corps
REMC – Royal Electrical and Mechanical Corps
REME – Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
RM – Royal Marines
RN – Royal Navy
RNZAF – Royal New Zealand Air Force
Royal Army Corp – Royal Armoured Corps
Royal Eng – Royal Engineers
Royal Signals – Royal Signals
UN CIV POL – United Nations Civilian Police
VDC – Volunteer Defence Corps
WAAAF – Women’s Auxiliary Australian Air Force
WAAF – Women’s Auxiliary Air Force
WRAC – Woman’s Royal Army Corps
WRANS – Women’s Royal Australian Naval Service