Rank and Badges in The Navy, Army, R.A.F. and Auxiliaries

ACCOUNTANT (PAYMASTER) INSTRUCTOR SHIPWRIGHT ORDNANCE &CONSTRUCTORS ELECTRICAL Note.— The ranks for all these Officers are the same as for Executive Officers with the prefix o f *Surgeon "for “Surgeon so and so"(D) added for Dentai Officers "P a ym aster so and so "for Accountant and others as named above. in the case o f the Engineer Officers most are called by Executive ranks but within brackets afterward s: for instance Commander (E). A few Captains and upwards however s t iii retain the former titles o f Engineer Captain Engineer R ear-A dm iral etc. The rank shown in all the above drawings is that o f Commander. SHOULDER STRAPS ON GREAT COAT8 AIR BRANCH ENGINEER SURGEON DENTAL ADMIRAL VICE-ADM IR AL REAR-ADM IRAL f COM MOD ORE 1st CLASS ADMIRAL O F THE FLEET Officers o flower rank have the same design uoon their shoulder straps as upon their sleeves. Engineer and Surgeon Vice and Rear-A dm irals and Paymaster and Instructor Rear-Adm irals have suitably coloured edging— purple red white and light blue respectively. ROYAL NAVY OFFICERS OF OTHER BRANCHES
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