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Offline Wendi

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I 'ate acronyms
« on: January 20, 2008, 10:13:05 PM »
As I am sure some of you already know

"I 'ate Acronyms  ;D

Anyone do N C & C for me ???

Wendi  :)
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #1 on: January 20, 2008, 10:18:23 PM »
According to Google it's "National Command and Control" - does that fit the context?

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #2 on: January 20, 2008, 10:51:39 PM »
If such a thing existed in 1917, then yes. Wendi was posting for me, y'see.

What about "R.M.B." ? Any ideas on that - guy was on a ship in same year. Wendi suggested Royal Marines Band but I'm not too sure.

I've also come across a curiosity of a Manchester Regiment solider who was serving (per AVL) with the Herring Fleet at that time. Weird.

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #3 on: January 20, 2008, 10:54:51 PM »

I've also come across a curiosity of a Manchester Regiment solider who was serving (per AVL) with the Herring Fleet at that time. Weird.

3rd or 4th battalion no doubt
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #4 on: January 20, 2008, 10:59:29 PM »

I've also come across a curiosity of a Manchester Regiment solider who was serving (per AVL) with the Herring Fleet at that time. Weird.

3rd or 4th battalion no doubt

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #5 on: January 21, 2008, 09:02:06 AM »
hes stationed at herring fleet
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #6 on: January 21, 2008, 09:12:16 AM »
Mack !  you mean it's a place  ::)

Any idea on N C & C ?  also what about R. M. B ?

Wendi  :)
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #7 on: January 21, 2008, 09:40:57 AM »
herringfleet
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #8 on: January 21, 2008, 10:30:54 AM »
NC &C is northern command centre
RMB is most probably a typing error by the transcriber,its probably RMA,they served in X+Y turrets on all capital ships of the royal navy.
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #9 on: January 21, 2008, 10:44:08 AM »
well for my 2d...

i still think NCC, Non Combatants Corps is more likely

but it might be an idea if simon gives us the details, to look him up on the MICs and possibly get the definitive answer ;)
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #10 on: January 21, 2008, 01:53:05 PM »
The Royal Marine Band is RMBS = Royal Marine Band Service.  I was under the impression that H.M. R.M.B. stood for Royal Marine Barracks, as it's painted on the gate of the Royal Marine Barrack entrance here in Deal.

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #11 on: January 21, 2008, 02:14:02 PM »
Yes! That sounds more like it, Col. Good stuff.


Mack, "A" is a long way away from "B" on a QWERTY keyboard ... and even further away if a French k/b was being used, so I think it unlikely.

Chris, Carl Dixon, no. 49134. AVL'd at 40 Sherrington St, Rusholme Division. I couldn't find him in MIC or CWGC, but you might.

So, "Herring Fleet" is actually a red herring? Cods wallop!

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #12 on: January 21, 2008, 02:22:49 PM »
no joy on Mr Dixon

a search on the MICs on NC(&)C reveals....................



nothing 8)
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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #13 on: January 21, 2008, 07:28:35 PM »
The acronym finder wed site gave these, nc&c national command and control. rmb, 1) release medical board, 2) review medical board, 3) ridge marching band !!!!!!!

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Re: I 'ate acronyms
« Reply #14 on: January 21, 2008, 09:04:54 PM »
i have checked the register,its carl dixon,NCLC,not NC&C
northern command,labour corps.
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