A study of the Australian Flying Corps (AFC), however, reveals a very different picture.
What does AFC stand for?
AFC stands for Australian Flying Corps (Australian Imperial Force)
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of AFC
We have 498 other meanings of AFC in our Acronym Attic
- Asymptotically Fast Convergence
- Athletic Fitness Center (various locations)
- Athletic Football Club
- Atlanta Financial Center
- Atlanta Football Classic (Atlanta, GA)
- Atlantic Flying Club (South Africa)
- Atlantic Football Conference (Canada)
- Audio Frequency Control
- Audit and Finance Committee (various organizations)
- Australian Film Commission
- Australian Food Council
- Australian Forestry Council
- Authorized for Construction (engineering)
- Auto Finance Company
- Automated Fare Collection
- Automated Frequency Control
- Automatic Fare Collection
- Automatic Fee Collection (electronic toll collection)
- Automatic Fire Control (Weapons system)
- Automatic Flatness Control
Samples in periodicals archive:
Cutlack, The Australian Flying Corps in the Western and Eastern Theatres of War 1914-1918, Angus & Robertson, Sydney, 1935, pp.
With the photograph of Sgt S R Gray of the Australian Flying Corps we find a pristine original letterhead of the Station Sergeant's Mess AFC Leightonstone Aerodrome, Tetbury in England; while other photographs include a copy of the family's memorium card, often embellished with battalion colours etc.
Among those buried in the Baghdad (North Gate) Cemetery is 44 Air Mechanic Francis Luke Adams, Australian Flying Corps, attached 30 Sqn Royal Flying Corps, a carpenter from Christchurch, New Zealand, who was captured by the Turks on 29 April 1916 when the Kut-el-Amara garrison surrendered and who died sometime in the period April to August 1916 during the forced march to Turkey.
Twenty-four Australian Flying Corps members are buried at Leighterton in the UK.
At the end of WW1, Australian Flying Corps (AFC) members in the United Kingdom departed for home in HMAT Kaisar-I-Hind on 6 May 1919 and 1 Squadron AFC left Port Said for Sydney and other ports on board HMAT Port Sydney on 5 March 1919.