ASC

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ASC are the initials for Army Service Corps. It also stood for "Ally Sloper's Cavalry," a humorous perversion of the same initials.[1] The Army Service Corps' title include the "Royal" prefix in 1918 for "splendid service performed in the War."[2]

References / notes[edit]

  1. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.170.
  2. Edward Fraser and John Gibbons (1925). Soldier and Sailor Words and Phrases. Routledge, London p.2.

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