Army Service Corps
Army Service Corps, abbreviated to ASC: 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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