Military abbreviations: Q

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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)
QAIMNS
Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service
QAIMNS(R)
Queen Alexandra’s Imperial Military Nursing Service Reserve
QAMFNS
Queen Alexandra’s Military Families Nursing Service
QAMNSI
Queen Alexandra’s Military Nursing Service India
QARANC
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Army Nursing Corps
QARNNS
Queen Alexandra’s Royal Naval Nursing Service
QAS
Queen’s Army Schoolmistress
QGM
Queen’s Gallantry Medal
QMAAC
Queen Mary’s Army Auxiliary Corps
QMG
Quartermaster General
QOO
HSRS Queen’s Own Oxfordshire Hussars
QORR STAFF YEO
Queen’s Own Royal Regiment Staffordshire Yeomanry
QR
Quebec Regiment (Canadian)
Q SIG
Qualified Signaller (RN)
QUEEN’S
Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
QUEENS SR
Queen’s Royal West Surrey Regiment
QV RIF
Queen Victoria’s Rifles
QW RIF
Queen’s Westminster Rifles