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