Military abbreviations: G

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A glossary of military-based abbreviations, acronyms and initials used throughout the First World War, the Second World War and through to present day. The abbreviations are associated with various different nations, primarily the United Kingdom but also including, India, South Africa, USA, New Zealand and Australia. Abbreviations also have a strong focus on various armed forces such as the British Army, Royal Navy and Royal Air Force. Use the browse prefix below to navigate to glossaries beginning with a specific letter.

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Abbreviation Definition 1 Definition 2 (if applicable)
G
Garrison
GARR BN
Garrison Battalion
GB
Garrison Battalion
GC
George Cross
G/C
Group Captain (RAF)
GCM
General Court Martial
GCMG
Knights & Dames Grand Cross
(Order of St. Michael & St. George)
GDS
Guards
GDS MGR
Guards Machine Gun Regiment
G GDS
Grenadier Guards
GH
Gordon Highlanders
GHQ
General Headquarters
GLAM YEO
Glamorgan Yeomanry
GLOUC R
Gloucestershire Regiment
GM
George Medal
GMP
Garrison Military Police
GNR
Gunner – Private soldier rank in the Royal Artillery
GOC
General Officer Commanding
GOC DIV
General Officer Commanding Division
GOC-in-C
General Officer Commanding-in-Chief
GORD HIGHS
Gordon Highlanders
GORDONS
Gordon Highlanders
GP CAPT
Group Captain (RAF)
GR
Gunner (RN)
Gurkha Rifles
GR HOW
Green Howards
GRKS
Gurkhas
GRO
General Routine Orders
GR STD
Gun Room Steward (RN)
GS
General Service
GSC
General Service Corps
GSM
General Service Medal
GSO1
General Staff Officer (1st Grade)
GSR
Greaser (Merchant Fleet Auxiliary)
GUIDES CAVY
Guides Cavalry (Indian)
GUIDES INFY
Guides Infantry (Indian)