Memorial Glossary beginning with X

In our collection you will encounter military terminology and acronyms. Here you can find out what they mean:

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X
Explosive
X Corps HQ Sig Coy
1st ANZAC Corps Headquarters Signals Company and X Corps Headquarters Signals Company [First World War AIF Signals Unit]
X list
Lists members of a unit who are absent. Enables a unit to maintain its establishment strength
X2A MTM Bty
X2A Medium Trench Mortar Battery [First World War AIF Artillery Unit]
X5A MTM Bty
X5A Medium Trench Mortar Battery [First World War AIF Artillery Unit]
Xcraft
Two men submarines
Xgun
Gun position overlooking the quarter deck, just for'ard of Y gun
XO
Executive Officer
Xrds
Cross roads
X‑line
One of the parallel lines extending from west to east in the military grid system of a military map (USA)