ASC are the initials for Army Service Corps, a highly organised department of the army which attends to the transport of baggage and supplies, and also assists the medical service. ASC also stood for "Ally Sloper's Cavalry," a humorous perversion of the same initials. The Army Service Corps' title include the "Royal" prefix in 1918 for "splendid service performed in the War."
See also Commissariat.
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