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Hull's Own Air Force Station

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AAF Auxiliary Air Force
AC Aircraftman
ACW  Aircraftwoman
ATC Air Training Corp
B OP Balloon Operator
BC Balloon Command or Centre
BTU Balloon Training Unit
CO  Commanding Officer
Cpl  Corporal (Junior NCO)
DF Direction Finding (Radio)
ENSA Entertainment National Service Assoc.
DPL Double Parachute Link System
F/Sgt.   Flight Sergeant
FBB Free Balloon Barrage (Albino)
FHQ Flight Headquarters
HE  High Explosive
HMS His Majesty Ship
LAC Leading Aircraftman
LACW Leading Aircraftwoman
LZ Low Zone (below 5,000 Feet)
MT Motor Transport
NAAFI  Navy Army Air Force Institute
NCO  Non Commissioned Officer
OC Officer Commanding
OR Other Ranks
POW Prisoner of War
RAF Royal Air Force
R Aux AF Royal Auxiliary Air Force
RAF VR Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
RN Royal Navy
RNVR Royal Navy Volunteer Reserve
STARFISH Decoy to attract enemy bombs
Sgt. Sergeant
SHQ Station or Squadron Headquarters
SSQ Station Sick Quarters
TA Territorial Army
WAAF Woman Auxiliary Air Force
WO Warrant Officer (Senior NCO)
WW1 World War (Great War 1914 – 18)
WW2  World War 2  (1939 – 1945)

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