AVC

AVC are the initials for Army Veterinary Corps. It also stood for "All Very Cushy," a humorous perversion of the same initials.[1] The Army Veterinary 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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