Cemetery and Military Abbreviations


Am. Leg      American Legion

Am. Leg Aux      American Legion Auxiliary

DAR      Daughter of the American Revolution

FLT      Friendship, Love and Truth

GAR    Grand Army of the Republic (Veterans of the Civil War)

IOOF     Oddfellows (3 link chain insignia)

RNA      Royal Neighbors of America

Vet     Veteran

VFW      Veterans of Foreign Wars

WPA      Work Progress Administration Project 1938-1941

WRC     Womens’s Relief Corp (Auxiliary of the GAR)

WW I      World War 1

WW II      World War 2


ARTY      Artillery

BN        Battalion

BRIG     Brigade

BTRY      Battery

CAPT      Captain

CAV      Cavalry

CO     Company

COR     Corporal

CPL      Corporal

ENGRS      Engineers

FA       Field Artillery

FLD ART     Field Artillery

INF       Infantry

LT      Lieutenant

LT     Light

MAJ     Major

PFC      Private First Class

PVT      Private

QM      Quartermaster

REG      Regiment

SGT     Sergeant

SQ      Squadron