Abbreviations Used in Military Documents and for Medal Inscriptions - Abbreviations: D


D Dragoons
D ADTR Deputy Administrator
D and D Devonshire and Dorset Regiment
D COMM Deputy Commissary
D CTR Deputy Controller
D GDS (1,2,3, etc), DG (1,2,3, etc) 1st(2nd,3rd,etc) Dragoon Guards
D LAS Deck Lascar
D of A Director of Artillery
D of O Director (or Directorate) of Organization
D OF SEA Department of Supplies Egyptian Army
D RDR Despatch Rider
D Rlys Director of Railways
D SIGS Director of Signals
D WAAAF Director of WAAAF
D(IV) SIG COY Divisional Signal Company
D(iv)HQ, DHQ Divisional Headquarters
D/C Depth Charge
D/DEMS Director of Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships
D/DSR Deputy Director of Scientific Research
D/DWT Deputy Director of Warfare and Training
D/F Direction Finding / Finder
D/G Degaussing
D/JAP Deputy Judge Advocate of the Fleet
D/WRCNS Director of Women's Royal Canadian Naval Service
d/wt Dead-weight
D:CTRCASC Drivers: Corps Troops, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DA Divisional Artillery, Director of Accounts, Distributing Authority, Disturbance Allowance, Dominion Arsenal
DA & QMG, DAANDQMG Deputy Adjutant and Quarter Master General
DA&PC Division Ammunition & Petrol Company
DA/S Director of Anti-submarine
DAA Director of Army Accounts, Deputy Assistant Adjutant, Divisional Administrative Area
DAA & QMG Deputy Assistant Adjutant and Quarter Master General
DAAG Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General
DAAG(Sigs) Deputy Assistant Adjutant General (Signals)
DAAP Dependent's Allowance & Assigned Pay, Treasury Office
DAB Dependent's Allowance Board
DAC Divisional Ammunition Column (or Company)
DACG Deputy Assistant Chaplain General
DACRCAMC Division Ammunition Company, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
DAD Deputy Assistant Director, Deputy Assistant Director Supplies
DAD of S & T Deputy Assistant Director of Sanitation & Transport
DAD SIGS Deputy Assistant Director of Signals
DAD(Svy) Deputy Assistant Director of Surveys
DAD(Tn) Deputy Assistant Director of Transportation
DADAPS Deputy Assistant Director Army Postal Services
DADCS Deputy Assistant Director Chaplain Services
DADES Deputy Assistant Director of Engineer Services
DADGR&E Deputy Assistant Director of Graves Registration and Enquires
DADGT Deputy Assistant Director General of Transportation
DADL Deputy Assistant Director of Labour
DADMS Deputy Assistant Director Medical Services
DADOS Deputy Assistant Director Ordnance Services
DADPS Deputy Assistant Director Postal Services
DADR, DAD ROADS Deputy Assistant Director of Roads
DADRT Deputy Assistant Director Railway Traffic
DADS & T Deputy Assistant Director of Supply and Transport
DADST Deputy Assistant Director Supply & Transport
DADT Deputy Assistant Director Transport
DADVS Deputy Assistant Director of Veterinary Services
DADW Deputy Assistant Director of Works
DAE Director of Aeronautical Engineering
DAEF Distributing Authority, Eastern Fleet
DAEM Distributing Authority, Eastern Mediterranean
DAFM Director of Air Force Manning
DAFR Director of Air Force Recruiting
DAG Deputy Adjutant General, Divisional Artillery Group
DAG(M) Deputy Adjutant General
DAGB Defended Area Goose Bay
DAI Director of Aeronautical Inspection
DAL&KINGC Dalhousie & King Contingent
DAMANT'S H Damant's Horse
DAMS Deputy Assistant Military Secretary
DAO Director of Air Organization, District Audit Office, Dental Associate
DAOC (in C) Deputy Air Officer Commanding (in Chief)
DAOD Defence Administrative Order and Directive
DAP Divisional Ammunition Park, Director of Air Personnel, Divisional Aid Post
DAP(P2) P2 Branch, Director of Air Personnel (Civilian Personnel Administration)
DAPA Director of Air Personnel Administration
DAPC Deputy Assistant Principal Chaplain
DAPM Deputy Assistant Provost Marshall
DAPS Director of Army Postal Services, Director of Airmen Personnel Services
DAQMG Deputy Assistant Quartermaster General
DAR Designation of Acting Ranks
DAR-ES-SALAAM POL Dar-Es-Salaam Police
DAS Director of Air Signals
DASD Director of Air Staff Duties
DASO Deputy Armament Supply Officer
DASRS Director of Air Sea Rescue Services
DAT Director of Air Training
DataP Data Processor
DB Discharge Badge
DBC Director of Barrack Construction
DBD Divisional Base Depot
DBS Distressed British Seaman
DBURCASC Division Bath Unit, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DC Director of Contracts, Duty Captain, Detachment Commander
DCAS Deputy Chief of the Air staff
DCASEU(AS) Detachment Canadian Auxiliary Section Entertainment Unit (Army Show)
DCC District Cadet Camp
DCCMSC Detachment Corps, Corps of Military Staff Clerks
DCCO Deputy Chief of Combined Operations
DCCR Depot Canadian Cavalry Regiment
DCCRCAMC Division Composite Company, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
DCCWAC Depot Company, Canadian Women's Army Corps
DCCWAC(CSW) Depot Company, Canadian Women's Army Corps (Composite Stores Wing)
DCDRCASC Debert Camp Detachment, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DCDS Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff
DCE(PB) Deputy Chief Engineer (Permanent Bridges)
DCE(Wks)(Adm)(Rear) Deputy Chief Engineer (Works) (Administration) (Rear)
DCFC Detachment Canadian Forestry Corps
DCGS Deputy Chief of the General Staff
DCIA Deputy Chief Inspector of Armament
DCIGS Deputy Chief of the Imperial General Staff
DCLI Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
DCM Distinguished Conduct Medal, District (or Disciplinary) Court Martial
DCMC District Course Methods of Coaching
DCNS Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff
DCO District Cadet Orders, District Commanding Officer
DCO (LANCERS) Duke of Connaught's Own (Lancers)
DCOR Duke of Connaught's Own Rifles, Duke of Cornwall's Own Rifles
DCOS Deputy Chief of Staff
DCP Director of Civilian Personnel
DCRCASC District Company, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DCRCH 6th Duke of Connaught's Royal Canadian Hussars
DCRE Deputy Commander, Royal Engineers
DCS Director of Chaplain Services, District Chaplain Services, Damage Control School, Daily Casualty Summary
DCSO District Camp School Orders
DCT Director Combined Training
DCTS District Course Training Staff
DCVM District Course Vehicle Maintenance
DCW&S Director Chemical Warfare & Smoke
DD Destroyer, District Depot, Duty Discipline, Deputy Dirctor, Discharge Dead, Demobilization Depot
DD S and T Deputy Director Supplies and Transport
DD SIGS Deputy Director of Signals
DD(A)WD District Depot (Active) Windsor Detachment
DD(NRMA) District Depot (National Resources Mobilization Act of 1940)
DD(Svy) Deputy Director of Surveys
DD(tanks) Duplex-Drive (amphibious)
DDAD Deputy Director of Aircraft Development
DDAPS Deputy Director of Army Postal Services
DDArmD Deputy Director of Armament Development (Air)
DDC Division Dental Company
DDCDC Dental Detachment Canadian Dental Corps
DDCS Deputy Director Chaplain Services
DDED Deputy Director of Engine Development (Air)
DDEM Director(ate) of Design, Equipment and Mechanization
DDES Deputy Director of Engineer Services
DDGMR Deputy Director General Military Railways, Movements and Railways
DDGT Deputy Director General of Transportation
DDH Destroyer, Helicopter Carrying
DDHS Deputy Director Historical Section
DDIWT Deputy Director Inland Waterway Transport
DDL Light Destroyer
DDME Deputy Director Mechanical Engineering
DDMI Deputy Director of Military Intelligence
DDMO(O) Deputy Director of Military Operations (Overseas)
DDMP Deputy Director of Maintenance Plans
DDMS Deputy Director of Medical Services
DDMT Deputy Director Military Training
DDOS Deputy Director Ordnance Services
DDPD District Depot Provost Detachment
DDRD Deputy Director of Radio Development (Air)
DDRT Deputy Director Railway Traffic
DDS Director Dental Services
DDS & T, DDST Deputy Director of Supply and Transport
DDSM Deputy Director of Service Maintenance (Air)
DDSP Deputy Director of Supply Planning (Air)
DDSS Deputy Director of Supply Services (Air)
DDTCO Deputy Director Training Combined Operations
DDTN Deputy Director of Transportation
DDVET Deputy Director of Victualling, Eastern Theatre
DDVS Deputy Director Veterinary Services
DDW Deputy Director of Works
DDWB District Depot Wolseley Barracks
DE Destroyer Escort Vessel, Deckhand
DE AAR CDO De Aar Commando
DE BB VERKNRS Berede Brigade Verkenners
DE BURG BATT Burgher Battalion
DE INFORMATIE STAF Information Staff
DE JAGER'S SCTS De Jager's Scouts
DE LA REY R De La Rey Ruiters
DE LT Second Lieutenant
DE OBS Onberede Skutters
DE ZAI BGDN Zuid Afrikaansche Infanterie Brigaden
DE ZAR Zuid Afrikaansche Ruiters
DE&CD Director Electrical & Communication Designs
DEAL Deal Division, Royal Marines
Dec Decoration
DED Director(ate) of Engineer Development
DEE Director of Electrical Engineering
Def Defence
Defensor National Defence Headquarters (Address used in telegrams)
DELHI R Delhi Regiment
DEMTech Dental Equipment Maintenance Technician
DENBIGH YEO, DenbighYeo Denbigh Yeomanry
DEngrs Director(ate) of Engineers
DENNISON'S SCTS Dennison's Scouts
DENT Dental
DENT SURG Dental Surgeon
DentA Dental Association (or Assistant)
DentClA Dental Clinic Assistant
Dents Director Dental Services
Dents(Air) Staff Officer Dental Services (Air)
DentThr Dental Therapist
DEO District Engineer Officer, Direct Entry Officer
DEOLI R Deoli Regiment
DEOR Duke of Edinburgh's Own Rifles
DEOS Director of Equipment and Ordnance Stores
DEOVR Duke of Edinburgh's Own Volunteer Rifles
DEP Depot, Director Engineering and Personnel
DEPOT COY Depot Company
Dept Department
DERA Defence Evaluation & Research Agency
DERAJAT MB Derajat Mountain Battery
DERBY YEO Derby Yeomanry
DERCA District Establishment, Royal Canadian Artillery
DERCAHAD District Establishment, Royal Canadian Artillery, Halifax Armament District
DERR Duke of Edinburgh's Royal Regiment
DES Director of Engineer Services, Drummer Sergeant, Destroyers
DESOIL Diesel Oil (US)
Despatches, Desp, MID Mentioned in Despatches
DET Detached, Detachment
Detn, Det'n Detention
DEU Distinctive Environmental Uniform
DEVON, DEVON R Devonshire Regiment
DEWITSDP CDO Dewetsdorp Commando
DF Direction Finding, Defensive Fire, Destroyer Flotilla
DFASS Director of Fleet Accounting, Supply and Secretariat
DFC Distinguished Flying Cross
DFD Detailed for Duty
DFDR Dafadar
DFM Distinguished Flying Medal
DFMS Defensively Equipped Merchant Ships
DFS Director of Financial Services
DFT Draft
DFW Director of Fortifications and Works
DG Dragoon Guards, Director General, Delivery Group, Degaussing Gear
DG 4-7 4/7th Dragoon Guards
DGAD Director General Arsenals Division
DGAMS Director General Australian Medical Services, Director General, Army Medical Services
DGAVS Director General, Army Veterinary Services
DGC&AA Director General Coast and Anti-Aircraft Defences
DGDS Director General Dental Services
DGES Director General of Engineer Services
DGHS Director General Health Services
DGISD Director-General India Stores Department
DGMS Director General Medical Services, Director General National Service
Dgns Dragoons
DGO Degaussing Officer, Divisional Gas Officer
DGofMS Director General of Medical Services
DGPA Director General (Public Affairs)
DGPA Director General Personnel Administration
DGPandI Director-General of Ports and Lights
DGPCO Director General Postings and Careers Officers
DGPCOR Director General Postings and Careers Other Ranks
DGRC Director General (Reserves and Cadets)
DGS Director General of Security
DGSP Director General of Supply and Production Division, Director General Strategic Planning
DGSR Director-General of Shipbuilding and Repairs
DGTF Director General of the Territorial Force
DH Depot Hussars
DH(No) His/Her Majesty's Canadian Ship " Scotian", Base Files
DH, D HD Deck Hand
DHD Director of Harbour Defence
DHGMR Drill Hall Guarding Maisonneuve Regiment
DHH Directorate of History and Heritage
DHMD District Headquarters Manning Depot OR Military District
DHQCFC District Headquarters Canadian Forestry Corps
DHQS District Headquarters Staff
DHQSS District Headquarters Subordinate Staff
DHS Director of Historical Section
DHS, D HIST Director Historical Section
DI Drill Instructor, Daily Inspection (Vehicle)
DIAMOND FA Diamond Fields Artillery
DIAMOND FH Diamond Fields Horse
DIB "D" Infantry Battalion
DID Detail Issue Depot (Royal Canadian Army Service Corps)
DIED OF W, DOW, D of W Died of Wounds
Diem Day
Diet Dietician
DIL, DIList Dangerously Ill List
DIN Defence Information Network
DIO Director of Internment Operations
DIPC Director International Plans Coordination
Dir Director
DirGen Director General
DIRMITRAIN Director of Military Training
DIRU Division Infantry Reinforcement Unit
DIS Division Intelligence Section
dis, disch Discharged
Discip Discipline, Disciplinarian
Disemb Disembarked
DISO Defence Information Services Organization
Dist, Distr District
DISTAFF, DS Directing Staff
DistEngrs District Engineers
DIT Director Individual Training
DIV SAL COY Divisional Salvage Company
DIV SIG Divisional Signal(s)
DIV SIG SQUAD Divisional Signal Squadron
DIV TRAIN Divisional Train
Div, Div(nl) Division(al)
DivBrPl(Tp) Divisional Bridge Platoon (Troop)
DivStr Divisional Strength
DIWD Director Inland Waterways and Docks
DIY Derbyshire Imperial Yeomanry
DJAG Deputy Judge Advocate General
DK ENG Deck Engineer
DK STD Deck Steward
DKYN Donkeyman
DLabTech Dental Laboratory Technician
DLADRCOC Division Light Aid Detachment, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
DLCO Deck Landing Control Officer
DLI Durham Light Infantry
DLOY Duke of Lancaster's Own Yeomanry
DLP Director of Electrical Personnel
DLR Director of Light Railways
DLS Dominion Land Surveyor
DM Deputy Minister, Driver Mechanized Transport, Director of Mobilization, Director of Military Operations, Defence Medal
DM & LIEUT Director of Music & Lieutenant
DM RIF, DMR District Mounted Rifles
DM&A Director(ate) of Mechanization and Artillery
DM(A) Deputy Minister (Air)
DM(N) Deputy Minister (Naval)
DMA Divisional Maintenance Area
DMech Driver Mechanic
DMGO Deputy Master General of Ordnance
DMH Dartmouth Military Hospital
DMHRCAMC Debert (or Dundurn) Military Hospital, Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps
DMI Director Military Intelligence
DMI Director of Military Intelligence
Dmin Deputy Minister
DML Demolition
Dmn Draughtsman
DMNA Director Manning and Naval Assistant
DmnAE Draughtsman Aeronautical Engineering
DmnCE Draughtsman Construction Engineering
DmnGA Draughtsman Graphic Arts
DMO Director(ate) of Military Operations
DMO & I Director of Military Operations and Intelligence
DMO&I Director(ate) of Military Operations and Intelligence
DMO&P Director(ate) of Military Operations and Planning
Dmr Drummer
DMRD Director of Medical Research and Development
DMS Director of Medical Services, Deputy Military Secretary, Director of Merchant Seamen, Driver Maintenance Staff, Driver Mechanics School, Director of Munitions and Supply
DMS(Air) Director of Medical Services (Air)
DMT District Mounted Troops, Director(ate) of Military Training, Driver Motor Transport
DMT&SD Directorate of Military Training and Staff Duties
DNA Director of Naval Appropriations, Director of Naval Accounts
DNC Director Naval Construction
DNC Director of Naval Communications (US)
DNCSEAC Deputy Naval Commander South East Asia Command
DNCXF Deputy Naval Commander Expeditionary Force
DND Department of National Defence
DNE Director Naval Education
DNES Director of Naval Engineering Service
DNHS Director of the Naval Historical Section
DNI Director Naval Information
DNI Director of Naval Intelligence
DNI and P Director of Naval Intelligence and Plans
DNK Date Not Known
DnkyMn, DNKYMAN Donkeyman
DNLO Dutch Naval Liaison Officer
DNO Director of Naval Ordnance, Destroyer Navigating Officer
DNOT Director of Naval Operations and Training
DNP Director of Naval Personnel
DNPA Director of Naval Pay Accounting
DNR Director of Naval Reserves
DNS Dragoon, Director of Naval Stores, Director of Naval Services
DNS 1,2 1st (2nd,3rd,etc) Dragoons
DNSO Deputy Naval Store Officer
DNT Director of Naval Training
DNTO Divisional Naval Transport Officer
DO Daily (or District) Ordes (Same as Part II Orders), Dental Officer, Duty Officer
DOC District Officer Commanding, Died of other causes, Driver Operation Course
DOCO Drafting Officer Combined Operations
DOD Died of Disease
DOD Director of Operations Division
Dof P Director of Plans
DofCornLI, D of CORN L I Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry
DofLancsOY, D OF LANC OY, D OF LANCS O Y Duke of Lancashire's Own Yeomanry
DOFP Divisional Ordnance Field Park, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
DofPR Director of Public Relations
DofT Director of Trade
DofT&M Director(ate) of Transport and Movements
DofUERE Director of Underwater Experimental Research Establishment
DofW, DOW Duration of War
DOH, DOM ORTH HOSP, DomOrthHosp Dominion Orthopaedic Hospital
DomAff Dominion Affairs
Dominion High Commissioner for Canada in the United Kingdom (Address Used in Telegrams)
DoO&R Director of Organization & Recruiting
DOR Director of Operational Research
DORA Defence of the Realm Act
DORDRECHT DVG Dordrecht District Volunteer Guard
DORE District Office Royal Engineers
DOrg Director(ate) of Organization
DORSET R Dorsetshire Regiment
DORSET YEO, DORSET Y Dorset Yeomanry
DOS Director Ordnance Services
DOS(A) Director of Ordnance Services (Administration)
DOS(GS) Director of Ordnance Services (General Stores)
DOS(TS) Director of Ordnance Services (Technical Stores)
DOTP Dental Officer Training Plan
DP Drill Purpose, District Paymaster, Defence Platoon, Developmental Period
DPA Director of Procurement (Aircraft)
DPB Defence Purchasing Board
DPCRCASC Depot Pacific Command, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps, Division Petrol Company, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DPD Director of Plans Division
DPE Director of Procurement (Equipment) (Air)
DPED Director Professional Education and Development
DPersServ Director(ate) of Personal Services
DPGRCOC Detachment Proving Grounds, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
DPI District Pay Instruction
DPM Deputy Provost Marshal
DPO Director of Plans and Operations (Air)
DPofG Defended Port of Gaspe
DPofS Defended Port of Shelburne
DPR Director of Postings and Records, Director of Personnel Records
DPS Director of Personal Services (or Selection)
DPSE District Paymaster Sergeant
DPTE Drummer Private
DPW Director of Prisoners of War / Department of Public Works
D-QLine Drocourt-Quéant Line
DQMG Deputy Quartermaster General
DQS Director(ate) of Quartermaster General Services
DR Deduced Reckoning navigation, Despatch Rider, Director of Records, Dresser, Driver, Director of Remounts, Director(ate) of Recruiting
DR(WD) Director of Records (War Diaries)
DR, DRI, DRV Driver
DRA Defence Research Agency
DRAE Director of Royal Aircraft Establishment
DraftingEO Drafting Engineer Officer
DRAGER Drager, (Bearer)
DRAKE BTTN RND Drake Battalion Royal Naval Division
DRB Division Recce Battalion
DRC District Rest Camp, District Recruiting Company
DRD District Recruiting Detachment, Director Reserve Divisions
DRD&MRU District Recruiting Detachment & Mobile Recruiting Units
DRDG MTR Dredging Master
DREE Director of Research and Experimental Establishment
Dresser Dresser of Wounds
DRET Directorate of Recruiting, Education and Training
DRF Depression Range Finder
DRG & E Director of Graves Registration and Enquires
Drill Coy Drilling Company
DRISCOLL'S SCTS Driscoll's Scouts
DRLS Despatch Rider Letter Service
DRM MJR Drum Major
DRO Daily (or District, Divisional) Routine Order, District Record Officer, District Routing Order, Director of Recruiting and Organization
DROCAD Divisional Routine Orders Canadian Armed Division
DRPATAA&TS Detention Rooms Port Arthur the Armouries Administration & Training Staff
Drs District Recruiting Services
DRS District Recruiting Staff
DRS Divisional Rest Station
DRS Divisional Rest Station, District Recruiting Services
DRS(LC)RCCS Despatch Rider Section (Light Car) Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
DRT Director Railway Traffic
DRTD District Recruit Training Depot
DRU Drummer
DS Dressing Station, Direct Support, Dutch Ship
DS"Z"F Dental Section "Z" Force
DS&TO District Supply & Transport Officer
DS(Records) Discharge Section (Records)
DSA Director of Supply Administration, Draw Subsistence Allowance
DSANF Director South African Naval Forces
DSB Director Shipbuilding
DSC Divisional Signal Company, Distinguished Service Cross, District Shipyard Controller
DSC(L) Director of Small Craft (Levant)
DSCACOW/SRCOC Divisional Section Canadian Armoured Corps Ordinance Workshop, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
DSCAIF Divisional Supply Column AIF
DSCR Department of Soldiers' Civil Re-establishment
DSCRCASC Division Supply Column, Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
DSD Director Signals Division, District Sub-Depot, Director(ate) of Staff Duties, Desirable Sailing Date
DSDF Director of Seaward Defence Force
DSG Deputy Surgeon General
DSIO Deputy Supervising Intelligence Officer
DSISCIC District Security Intelligence Section, Canadian Intelligence Corps
DSM Distinguished Service Medal, Drill Sergeant Major
DSMD District Staff Military District
DSO District Supply Officer, District School Orders, Duty Signal Officer, Companion of the Distinguished Service Order
DSP Director of Seaman Personnel
DSPC Divisional Signals Pacific Command
DSPD Deputy Superintendent Pembroke Dock
DSQ Director of Supplies and Quartering, Dockyard Sick Quarters
DSR Director of Ship Repairs
DSRC Division Section Reception Camp
DSRCCS District Signals, Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
DSS Director of Special Services
DSSD Director of Supply Staff Duties (Air)
DSSRCOC District Stores Section, Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
DST Director(ate) of Supplies and Transport
DSTO(X) Divisional Sea Transport Officer, Alexandria
DT Director/Directorate of Training
DTC Discharge Transit Centre
DTD Director of Trade Division
DTM Director of Technical Maintenance, Director of Transport and Movements
DTMO Divisional Trench Mortar Officer
DTN Director of Transportation
DTNA Director Training and Naval Assistant
DTO Director of Technical Division (Naval)
DTPG Draw Trades Pay Group
DTPR Director of Training Plans and Requirements (Air)
DTR Director(ate) of Technical Research
DTS Director of Technical Services
DTSS Dockyard Tower Signal Station
DTT Director of Technical Training (Air)
DTTC Dental Technical Training Centre
DU Discrimination Unit
DUKW An amphibious six-wheeled vehicle of six-ton capacity
DUNDEE RA Dundee Rifle Association
DurhLI Durham Light Infantry
DV Diver
DVA Department of Veterans Affair
DVGofC Detachment Veterans Guard of Canada
DVR Driver
DVR-A WHL Driver Acting Wheeler
DvrSigs Driver Signals
DW Director of Works
DWA Director(ate) of Works and Accommodation
DWB Director of Works and Buildings
DWC Director(ate) of Works and Construction
DWD Director of Welding Development
DWR Driver
DWR Duke of Wellington's Regiment, Director of Weapons and Tactics
DWS Director of Women's Service
DWT Director of Warfare and Training
DWTF District Welfare Trust Fund
DWTO District Weapons Training Officer
DYMN Dairyman
DYRCH 17th Duke of York's Royal Canadian Hussars