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List of Abbreviations Used in Military Service Files

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Abbreviation Meaning
V&FVAO Vancouver & Fraser Valley Area Orders
V/Chief Vice Chief
V/S Visual Signalling
V/T Visual Telegraphy (used in Army instead of V/S.)
VA Victualling Assistant
V-A Vice-Admiral
VA(No) Vice-Admiral (No.) Battle Squadron
VAABH Victor Animatophone and Bell & Howell
VAC Veterans Affairs Canada
VAC(FleetorSqdn) Vice-Admiral Commanding (Fleet or Squadron)
VACSTC Vernon Army Cadet Summer Training Centre
VAD Voluntary Aid Detachment
VC Victoria Cross
VCCO Vice-Chief of Combined Operations
VCDCMSC Valcartier Camp Detachment, Corps of Military Clerks
VCDS Vice Chief of the Defence Staff
VCGS Vice Chief of the General Staff
VCIGS Vice Chief of the Imperial General Staff
VCMHRCAMC Valcartier Camp Military Hospital, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
VCNO Vice-Chief of Naval Operations (U.S.)
VCNS Vice Chief of Naval Staff
VCR Veterans Care Regulations
VD Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officer's Decoration
VD Venereal Disease (S=Syphilis) (G=Gonorrhea)
VD Volunteer Officers Decoration
VD Volunteer Officers' Decoration (Colonial Auxiliary Forces Officers' Decoration)
VD Venereal Disease
VdeQ Les Voltigeurs de Québec
VDG Venereal Disease - Gonorrhea
VDH Valvular Disease of the Heart
VDS Venereal Disease - Syphilis
VE(J) Victory in Europe (Japan)
veh(s) vehicle(s)
Vet Veterinarian
Vety Veterinary
VFS Verification of Former Service
VGofC Veterans Guard of Canada
VHF Very High Frequency
VHG Veterans Home Guard (Now Veterans Guard of Canada)
V-I 14th Reinforcement Draft Overseas V1
VIF Volunteers Interim Force
V-II 14th Reinforcement Draft Overseas V2
VIP Veterans Independence Program
VIS Visibility
VLC Victory Loan Convoy
VLF Very Low Frequency
VLR Very long Range
VMA Vernon Military Area
VMC Vernon Military Camp
VMC Vehicle Maintenance Course
VMH Vancouver Military Hospital
VMH Victoria Military Hospital
VMHRCAMC Valleyfield Military Hospital, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
VMHRCAMC Vermilion Military Hospital, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
VMHRCAMC Vernon Military Hospital, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
VO Veterinary Officer
Voltigeurs Voltigeurs de Québec
VolTrans Voluntary Transfer
VPT Volunteered for Pacific Theatre
VR Volunteer Reserve
VRC Victoria Rifles of Canada
VRD Decoration for Officers of the Naval Volunteer Reserve
VRD Vehicle Repair Depot
VRDHQ Volunteer Reserve Divisional Headquarters
VRofC Victoria Rifles of Canada
VS Victualling Storesman
VS Veterinary Surgeon
VSDRCOC Vancouver Sub Depot, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
VSIS Victualling Store Issuing Ship
VSO Victualling Store Officer
VSU Veteran Surgeon
VTO Visual Training Officer
VTS Vocational Training School