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The following standard abbreviations are to be used for awards where appropriate.

ABBREV.AWARD

A

ACCompanion of the Order of Australia

ADDame of the Order of Australia

AFCAir Force Cross

AFMAir Force Medal

AKKnight of the Order of Australia

AMMember of the Order of Australia

Albert Medal (converted to George Cross 1971)

AOOfficer of the Order of Australia

APFAustralian Permanent Forces

B

BMBravery Medal (Australia)

BWMBritish War Medal

C

CBCompanion of the Order of the Bath

CBECompanion of the Order of the British Empire

CGMConspicuous Gallantry Medal

CMGCompanion of the Order of St Michael and St George

CVCross of Valour (Australia)

D

DBEDame Commander of the Order of the British Empire

DCBDame Commander of the Order of the Bath

DCMGDame Commander of the Order of St Michael and St George

DCVODame Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

DFCDistinguished Flying Cross

DFMDistinguished Flying Medal

DSCDistinguished Service Cross

DSMDistinguished Service Medal

DSOCompanion of the Distinguished Service Order

E

EGMEmpire Gallantry Medal

EMEdward Medal (converted to George Cross 1971)

G

GBEDame Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the British Empire

GCGeorge Cross

GCBDame Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

GCMGDame Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George

Knight Grand Cross of the Order of St Michael and St George

GCSGKnight Grand Cross, Order of Gregory the Great

GCVODame Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

Knight Grand Cross of the Royal Victorian Order

GMGeorge Medal

GMBGrand Master of the Order of the Bath

GMBEGrand Master of the Order of the British Empire

GSMGeneral Service Medal

J

JPJustice of the Peace

K

KBKnight of the Order of the Bath

KBEKnight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

KCKnight Commander

KCBKnight Commander of the Order of the Bath

KCMGKnight Commander of the Order of St Gregory & St George

KCVOKnight Commander of the Royal Victorian Order

KGKnight of the Order of the Garland

KGCKnight of the Golden Circle

KGCBKnight Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath

KGCSGKnight Grand Cross of the Order of St Gregory

KGEKnight of the Golden Eagle

KMKnight of Malta

KSGKnight of St George

KTKnight of the Order of the Thistle

M

MCMilitary Cross

MMMilitary Medal

O

OAMMedal of the Order of Australia

OBEOfficer of the Order of the British Empire

QPMQueen's Police Medal

S

SCStar of Courage (Australia)

SGMSea Gallantry Medal

V

VCVictoria Cross

VRDVolunteer Reserve Officers' Decoration (Naval)

Award/Medal abbreviations are to be recorded at Addressee Line 1 as follows:

    CLIENT DETAILS

Client Number   0000895

Surname.. PRENDEGAST-JONES.........Date of Birth................. Death Indicator....

Given..CYRIL BORTHWICK...............10-JUN-1913                       ...

Addressee Line 1 SIR CYRIL PRENDEGAST-JONES OBE Telephone Nos

                 Line 2

                 Line 3 Street Name   Type  Street NoLOT 315 FOWLER Road

       Town   ILLAWONG..........................State NSW  Postcode 2234

Country .....................Foreign Postcode.....

NOTE

(a) Name to be shown as advised by client.

If the client uses any award or decoration suffix on any advice, correspondence or application form, then that award or decoration suffix should be used in Addressee Line 1.

(b) Where award causes Addressee Line 1 characters to exceed maximum of 30.

If a client has an award which causes the Addressee Line 1 to exceed the maximum of 30 characters, do not include the award as a name suffix.  (refer also Paragraph 2.2.1).

(c) Changes to Addressee Lines 1, 2 & 3.

Changes may be made at any time.  (refer also Paragraph 2.6)