Q: Quartermaster’s Branch of a General Staff.
QF: Quick-Firing.
QM: Quartermaster.
QMG: Quartermaster-General.
QOG: Queen’s Own Corps of Guides, Indian Army.
Q-Ships: Armed ships disguised as defenceless craft in the hope a submarine would surface to attack; it would then be attacked with surface fire from the Q-Ship.
Quakers: Conscientious Objectors.
Quarterbloke: Quartermaster or his staff.
Quick Dick: British gun.