Canadian Army Rank Badges

Enlisted Men's Badges of Rank 1855 to 1902

Wanted RB 1 Wanted RB 2 Wanted RB 3 Wanted RB 4 Wanted RB 5 Wanted RB 6 Wanted RB 7


Wanted RB 8


Wanted RB 9 Wanted RB 10 Wanted RB 11 Wanted RB 12 Wanted RB 13 Wanted RB 14 Wanted RB 15 Wanted RB 16 Wanted RB 17 Wanted RB 18 Wanted RB 19 Wanted RB 20 Wanted RB 21
Lance Corporal
Second Corporal (Ordnance Corps)

Lance Corporal (Infantry)
Second Corporal (Engineers)
Bombardier (Artillery)
Corporal Corporal (Infantry) Corporal (Engineers/ Artillery) Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant Quartermaster Sergeant(Artillery) Quartermaster Sergeant(Engineers) Colour Sergeant (Infantry) Colour Sergeant (Infantry) Troop/ Battery Sergeant Major Battery Sergeant Major (Artillery) Troop Sergeant Major (Engineer) Troop Sergeant Major (Cavalry) Sergeant Major Sergeant Major Warrant Officer
Gold Lace usually with Broken Bias pattern Off White Braid or worsted Ribbon Plain Gold Braid or Ribbon Gold Lace Off White Braid or worsted Ribbon Plain Gold Braid or Ribbon Gold Lace usually of the Broken Bias Pattern 1802 to 1869 worn on the upper right arm 1869 to 1881 worn below the elbow Post 1881 to 1915 Post  1881 Post 1881 1813 to 1868 1868 to 1915 1802 to 1881 worn on the right arm above the elbow 1881
Classified as Staff Sergeant in 1882
1881
Classified as Staff Sergeant in 1882
1881
Classified as Staff Sergeant in 1882
1859 to 1869
Classified as Staff Sergeant in 1882
1869 to 1915
Worn on Cuff
1882

Officer's badge of rank 1855 to 1902

Wanted RB 22 Wanted RB 23 Wanted RB 24 Wanted RB 25

Wanted RB
 26
Wanted RB 27 Wanted RB 28 Wanted RB 29
Silver Embroidered Gilt Oxidized Silver Bronze
1880
Worn on all Gold Shoulder Cords and Gold Laced Shoulder Straps
1880
Worn on Plain Cloth Shoulder Straps
Worn by Rifle Regiments Worn by Rifle Regiments

1902 Canadian Pattern, Branch of Service Chevrons 1902 to 1909

Wanted RB 30 Wanted RB 31 Wanted RB 32

Wanted RB 33

Wanted RB 34 Wanted RB 35
Cavalry Regiments Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Royal Canadian Engineers Infantry Regiments Canadian Army Service Corps Canadian Army Medical Corps
Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons Made with single, double, triple or quadruple chevrons

Service Dress Uniform 1902 to 1915


Wanted RB 37 Wanted RB 39 Wanted RB 40 Crown above

Sgt Rank below
Wanted RB 42 Wanted RB 43 Wanted RB 44 Wanted RB 45
Second Corporal (Ordnance Corps, Engineers)Lance Corporal
Bombardier (Artillery)
Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Staff Sergeant
Colour Sergeant
Staff Sergeant (RCA) First Class Staff Sergeant First Class Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer Warrant Officer
Brass or Cloth appointments Badges can be worn above the Chevrons Appointments-
Company Quartermaster
Battery Quartermaster Sergeant(with gun between crown and chevrons)
Squadron Quartermaster Sergeant
Appointments-
Company Sergeant Major
Battery Sergeant Major (with gun between crown and chevrons)
Squadron Sergeant Major
Appointments-
Battery Sergeant Major
Appointments-
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Metal Star was introduced in 1907 and discontinued in 1915
Appointments-
Sergeant Major
Band Staff Sergeant
Appointments-
Regimental Sergeant Major
Battalion Sergeant Major
Appointments-
Band Master

Officers badge of rank 1902 to 1915


Wanted RB 48 Wanted RB 49 Wanted RB 50 Wanted RB 51 Wanted RB 52 Wanted RB 53
Buff on Drab Bronze Gilt Generals Badge (Gilt)
  Worn on Shoulder Straps of Greatcoat or British Warm Worn by General Grade Officers on Service Dress Shoulder Straps Worn in Sets with Sword points to the front of the Uniform

Service Dress Uniform 1915 to 1940

Wanted RB 55 Wanted RB 57 Wanted RB 58 Wanted RB 59A Wanted RB 59B Wanted RB 60C Wanted RB 61B
Wanted RB 62B
Lance Corporal
Lance Bombardier (Artillery)
Corporal
Bombardier (Artillery)

Sergeant
Staff Sergeant Staff Quartermaster Sergeant
Band Sergeant
Warrant Officer Class II Warrant Officer Class II Warrant Officer Class I Warrant Officer Class I (with a junior appointment) Warrant Officer Class I (with a junior appointment) Warrant Officer Class I (with a senior appointment) Warrant Officer Class I (with a senior appointment) Conductor (RCOC) Conductor (RCOC)
Prior to 1920, this was a Bombardier in the Artillery Chevrons are separate braid sewed onto the backing
In 1920, the Bombardier became the equivalent to a Corporal
Appointment or Trade badges were worn above the rank badge Appointments-
Squadron Quartermaster
Battery Quartermaster Sergeant (with gun between the crown and chevrons)
Company Quartermaster
Musician Trade Badges were worn above the rank badge of the Band Sergeant (Bugle, Drum and Trumpet) Warrant Officers Class II was created in 1915
Master Gunner 3rd Class (with gun below the crowns)
Garrison Quartermaster Sergeant
Regimental Quartermaster Sergeant
Squadron Sergeant Major
Battery Sergeant Major
Troop Sergeant Major
Company Sergeant Major
Metal Variant Warrant Officer Class I was created in 1915
Worn in the CEF but not authorized in Canada
Discontinued in 1918
Juniors Appointments includes
Conductor (COAC)
1st Class Staff Sergeant Major (CASC)
Master Gunner 1st Class (with gun below the wreath)
Metal Variant Metal Canadian Variant Warrant Officer 1st Class was created in 1915
Senior Appointments includes
Sub-Conductor (COAC)
Master Gunner 2nd Class (with guns below the Royal Arms)
Sergeant Major (CAMC with Geneva Cross above the Royal Arms)
Sergeant Major (Gymnastic Cadre (with Crossed Sabres above the Royal Arms)
Metal Variant 1918 metal variant

Officers Service Dress Uniform 1915 to 1940




Wanted RB 65 Wanted RB 66








Wanted RB 69 Wanted RB 70
Gilt Bronze Buff on Drab Silver Embroidery
Worn on Service Dress, Undress and Mess Dress epaulettes
 Star is 3/4 inches wide
Darkened badges (bronze or blackened) worn during First World War on Service Dress epaulettes
Bronze Badges were also worn by Rifle Regiments
Worn on the Cuffs of Service Dress, 1902 to 1920 Worn on the Shoulder Cords of Full Dress

Enlisted Men's badge of rank Battledress Uniform 1940 to 1952



 

Sgt Rank below



Sgt Rank below
Wanted RB 76



Sgt Rank below










Sgt Rank below


Lance Corporal
Lance Bombardier (RCA)
Corporal
Bombardier (RCA)
Lance Corporal (Foot Guards)
Sergeant
Lance Sergeant (RCA, RCE)
Sergeant (RCA) Sergeant (RCE) Staff Sergeant Staff Sergeant (RCA) Staff Sergeant (RCE) Warrant Officer Class III Warrant Officer Class II Re-introduced in 1938 for Warrant Officers Class II Warrant Officer Class I
Single Braid Chevrons sewn together or multiple chevrons on a single braid with a Khaki line between Chevrons     Prior to 1938, this badge was for Warrant Officer Class II, in 1938 it was redesignated Warrant Officer Class III.  Not revoked, it was little used   Post  1950

Band Ranks and Appointments 1940 to 1952








Band Lance Corporal below


Band Corporal below


Band Sergeant below

Staff Sergeant below




Drum Major below




Drum Major Foot Guards below

Trumpet Major or Pipe Major below



Drum Major Foot Guards below
Drummer Trumpeter Bugler Bandsman Band Lance Corporal Band Corporal Band Sergeant Band Staff Sergeant Bandmaster Drum Major Drum Major (Foot Guards) Trumpet Major
Pipe Major
Pipe Major Foot Guards

Enlisted Men's badge of rank Khaki Drill Uniform 1940 to 1952

Wanted RB 94

Wanted RB 97 Wanted RB 98 Wanted RB 101
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 3 Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1 Conductor (RCOC)
Staff Sergeant Major 1st Class
Single Chevrons sewn separately onto the Khaki Drill backing  

Enlisted Men's badge of rank Rifles Regiment 1940 to 1952













Sergeant below

Wanted RB 109A Wanted RB 109B
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Drum Major Warrant Officer Class 3 Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 1
Single Braid Chevrons sewn onto the Red backing

Enlisted Men's badge of rank Royal Winnipeg Rifles 1940 to 1952

Wanted RB 110




Wanted RB 113 Wanted RB 114 Wanted RB 115 Wanted RB 116
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 3 Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1
Single Braid Chevrons sewn onto the Rifle Green backing

Enlisted Men's badge of rank Undress Uniform 1940 to 1952

Wanted RB 117 Wanted RB 118 Wanted RB 119

Wanted RB 120

Wanted RB 122 Wanted RB 123
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 3 Warrant Officer Class 2 Warrant Officer Class 1
Single Braid Chevrons sewn onto the Dark Blue backing            

Canadian Women's Army Corps 1941 to 1952

Wanted RB 124 Wanted RB 125 Wanted RB 126

Staff Sergeant below

Wanted RB 130
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant Warrant Officer Class 3 (Company Sergeant Major) Warrant Officer Class 3 (Quartermaster Sergeant) Warrant Officer Class 1
Chevrons were separate strips sewed onto a Beach Brown backing  

Officers badges of rank 1940 to 1952

Wanted RB131 Wanted RB132 Wanted RB133 Wanted RB134 Wanted RB136 Wanted RB137 Wanted RB138



Wanted RB 143 Wanted RB144 Wanted RB 145 Wanted RB 146 Wanted RB 147 Wanted RB 148 Wanted RB 149 Wanted RB 150 Wanted RB 153 Wanted RB 154 Wanted RB 155 Wanted RB 156 Wanted RB 157
Red (pre 1945) Red (post 1945) Brass Scarlet Backing (pre 1945) Red backing (pre 1945) Dull Cherry (pre 1945) Purple Backing (pre 1945) Blue Backing (pre 1945) Emerald Green Backing (pre 1945) Rifle Green Backing (pre 1945) Green Backing (pre 1945) Yellow Backing Black on Rifle Green (pre 1945) Red (post 1945)
Scarlet (post 1945)
General Officers General Officers General Officers
Infantry Corps (except for Rifle Regiments)
Canadian Provost Corps
Canadian Officer Training Corps
General List Officers
Veterans Guards of Canada
General Officers
Brigadiers
Colonels
Royal Canadian Artillery
Canadian Provost Corps
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Canadian Women's Army Corps
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Canadian Chaplain Service Royal Canadian Engineers
Royal Canadian  Signals
Canadian Postal Corps
Canadian Dental Corps Infantry Rifle Regiments Canadian Forestry Corps Cavalry
Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
Corps of Military Staff Clerks
   

Wanted RB 160 Wanted RB 161 Wanted RB 162 Wanted RB 163 Wanted RB 164




Wanted RB 167 Wanted RB 169 Wanted RB 170
Dull Cherry (post 1945)
Purple (post 1945)
Blue (post 1945)
Emerald Green (post 1945)
Yellow (post 1945)
Green post 1945)
Silver, Gilt and Gilt and Enamel Star
Gilt Crown with Crimson Backing
Black Metal Star
Black Metal Crown with Black Backing
Brass Star (Foot Guards Pattern)
Black Metal Crown with Red Velvet Backing
      Worn on Greatcoat, Service Dress and Khaki Drill Jackets Rifle Regiments
Chaplain Service
Governor Generals Foot Guards
Canadian Grenadier Guards
Rifle Regiments allied with the Kings Royal Rifle Corps


Examples

RCAMC Captain Artillery Lieutenant Colonel

Enlisted Men's badges of rank for Rifle Regiments No. 4 (for WO1.s), 5, 6 and 7 Orders of Dress 1952 to 1967



 





Wanted RB 173





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Wanted RB175 Wanted RB 176 Wanted RB 177 Wanted RB 178 Wanted RB 180 Wanted RB 181 Wanted RB 182 Wanted RB 183 Wanted RB 184 Wanted RB 185
Wanted RB 190
Lance Corporal
Lance Bombardier (RCA)
Corporal
Bombardier (RCA)
Lance Corporal (Foot Guards)
Band Corporal Sergeant Sergeant (RCA) Sergeant (RCE) Sergeant (RCCS) Sergeant (RCCS) Band Sergeant Staff Sergeant Staff Sergeant (RCA) Staff Sergeant (RCE) Staff Sergeant (RCCS Staff Sergeant (RCCS) Staff Sergeant Band Drum Major
Pipe Major
Bugle Major
Trumpet Major
Warrant Officer Third Class Warrant Officer Second Class Warrant Officer First Class Warrant Officers First Class (Guards Pattern) Conductor (RCAC)
Chevrons are 5 inches wide Pre 1962 metal Jimmy facing front Post 1962 cloth Jimmy facing front Pre 1962 metal Jimmy facing front Post 1962 cloth Jimmy facing front

Enlisted Men's badges of rank for Rifle Regiments other than the Royal Winnipeg Rifles (No. 4 for WO1.s), 5, 6 and 7 Orders of Dress 1952 to 1967













Wanted RB 195



Wanted RB 197
Wanted RB 200 Wanted RB 201
Lance Corporal  (Rifle Regiment) Corporal(Rifle Regiment)Acting Corporal (Queen's Own Rifles) Confirmed Corporal(Queen's Own Rifles) Master Corporal (Queen's Own Rifles) Sergeant(Rifles Regiment) Staff Sergeant (Rifle Regiment) Warrant Officer Third Class (Rifle Regiment) Warrant Officer Second Class (Rifle Regiment) Warrant Officer First Class(Rifles Regiment) Drum Major (Rifles Regiment)
            Post 1967 Post 1967 Post 1967 Post 1967

Enlisted Men's badges of rank for Patrol Dress and Guard Ceremonial Tunic (No. 1 and No. 2 Orders of Dress) 1952 to 1967

Wanted RB 202

Wanted RB 204 Wanted RB 205 Wanted RB 207 Wanted RB 208 Wanted RB 209 Wanted RB 210

Wanted RB 212 Wanted RB 213
Lance Corporal  (Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Corporal(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Sergeant(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Sergeant (Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Staff Sergeant(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Staff Sergeant(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer Second Class(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer Second Class (Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer First Class(Royal Winnipeg Rifles) Warrant Officer First Class (Royal Winnipeg Rifles)
Also on Greatcoat Also on Greatcoat Chevrons are 5 inches wide Greatcoat   Greatcoat   Greatcoat   Greatcoat   Greatcoat

Enlisted Men's badges of rank for Patrol Dress and Guard Ceremonial Tunic (No. 1 and No. 2 Orders of Dress) 1952 to 1967

Wanted RB 214A Wanted RB 214B Wanted RB 215A Wanted RB 215B
Wanted RB 216B Wanted RB 217A Wanted RB 217B Wanted RB 218B Wanted RB 219 Wanted RB 220A Wanted RB 220B Wanted RB 221 Wanted RB 222A Wanted RB 222B
Lance Corporal Lance Corporal (Green Highland Doublet) Corporal Corporal (Green Highland Doublet) Sergeant Sergeant (Green Highland Doublet) Staff Sergeant Staff Sergeant (Green Highland Doublet) Warrant Officer Warrant Officer(Green Highland Doublet) Colour Sergeant (Warrant Officer, Canadian Guards) Warrant Officer Second Class Warrant Officer Second Class (Green Highland Doublet) Colour Sergeant (Master Warrant Officer, Canadian Guards) Warrant Officer First Class Warrant Officer First Class (Green Highland Doublet)
Chevrons are 6 1/4 inches wide                             Gold Wire with Royal Arms

Officers 1952 to 1967

Wanted RB 223 Wanted RB 224 Wanted RB 226 Wanted RB 227 Wanted RB 228
























































Wanted RB 239 Wanted RB 240
Wanted RB 242
































Scarlet Brass Silver Embroidery Scarlet Red Dull Cherry Purple Dark Blue Blue Light Blue Emerald Green Dark Green Yellow Black on Red
General Officers General Officers General Officers General Officers
Royal Canadian Artillery
Infantry Corps (except for Rifle Regiments)
Canadian Provost Corps
Canadian Officer Training Corps
General List Officers
Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps
Canadian Women's Army Corps
Royal Canadian Army Medical Corps Royal Canadian Army Chaplain Corps Corps of Royal Electrical Mechanical Engineers Royal Canadian Engineers
Royal Canadian Corps of Signals
Canadian Postal Corps Royal Canadian Dental Corps Canadian Intelligence Corps Royal Canadian Army Pay Corps
Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
Royal Canadian Army Service Corps
Infantry Regiments allied with the King's Royal Corps Rifle Corps
Queen's Own Rifles
 
Brigadier General  
                 
   
      Lieutenant Colonel   Lieutenant Colonel                
                 
   
          Major           Major    
                 
      Captain Captain           Captain Captain  
Lieutenant Lieutenant
Second Lieutenant

Wanted RB 251 Wanted RB 252


Wanted RB 256
Wanted RB 257 Wanted RB 258 Wanted RB 259 Wanted RB 260
Wanted RB 263

Wanted RB 265 Wanted RB 266 Wanted RB 267 Wanted RB 268 Wanted RB 269 Wanted RB 271 Wanted RB 272 Wanted RB 273 Wanted RB 274 Wanted RB 275 Wanted RB 276
Black on Rifle Green Gilt and Enamel Star
Gilt Crown with Crimson Backing
Bronze Crown
Gilt Crown with Purple Backing
Silver, Gilt and Enamel Silver and Enamel Star
Silver Crown with Crimson Backing
Oxidized Silver Brass Brass Star (Foot Guards Pattern) Star (Canadian Guards Pattern) Bronze Star (Foot Guards Pattern)
Bronze Star (Canadian Guards Pattern)
Black Metal with Red Crowning Dark Gun Metal with a Red Backing to show 1/16 Inch Silver Embroidery Silver and Gold Embroidery (Foot Guards Pattern)
Gold and Silver Embroidery (Canadian Guards Pattern)
Royal Winnipeg Rifles

Examples



Officer Cadet Major

Royal Canadian Horse Artillery

Lieutenant Colonel

Royal Canadian Ordnance Corps 

 


Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

Canadian Women's Army Corps 1952 to 1964







?
Lance Corporal Corporal Sergeant Staff Sergeant
(Crown above the Sergeant rank)
Warrant Officer Second Class Warrant Officer First Class

Combat 1963 to 2004

Enlisted Man's Combat Uniform Badges of Rank

Badge No Badge


Wanted RB 287






Rank Private (Untrained) Private Trained(Early Qualification) Private Trained Corporal
(Early Unification)
Corporal Master Corporal (Interim Unification) Master Corporal (Unification) Sergeant (Pre Unification) Sergeant (Post Unification) Staff Sergeant (Pre Unification Warrant Officer (Early Unification) Warrant Officer (Late Unification) Master Warrant Second Class (Pre Unification)
Master Warrant Officer (Post Unification)
Warrant Officer First Class (Pre Unification) Chief Warrant Officer (Post Unification) Base Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer      Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer
Comments Issue when the new rank was introduced in 1967 to 1972 Pre Unification and again after 1972 Issue when the new rank was introduced in 1967 to 1972 Pre Unification and again after 1972 Introduced as an interim badge when the new rank system was introduced in 1967-1968 post 1968 1963 to 1968 worn from 1963 to 1967 Issued when the new rank system was introduced  in 1967 -1970 Worn after 1970

Officer's Combat Uniform Badges of Rank 

  Wanted RB 300
Wanted RB 301



Wanted RB 312 Wanted RB 314


Wanted RB 316 Wanted
Wanted RB 318 Wanted RB 320

                              Left Right   Left Right   Left Right   Left Right
Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification Pre Unification Post Unification
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General
Swords ends always facing front

 
Left Right    
Major-General to General Major-General to General Pips Crown

CF Service Dress and DEU (Land) 1967 to present

Enlisted Man's 

Badge No Badge









Wanted RB 333B Wanted RB 334 Wanted RB 335
Rank Private (Untrained) Private Trained Private Trained Corporal Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Brigade Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer      Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer
Comments   1967 to 1972 1972 to Present 1967 to 1972 1972 to Present               1995 to Present    

Officers

Badge Wanted RB 336

Wanted RB 341
Wanted RB 344 Wanted RB 345 Wanted RB 345 Wanted RB 346 Wanted RB 346 Wanted RB 347 Wanted RB 347 Wanted RB 349
Rank Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel General Brigadier General Brigadier General Major General Major General Lieutenant General Lieutenant General General General  
Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Wanted RB 343 Wanted RB 348
Brigadier to General The Governor General as Commander in Chief of the Canadian Forces

DEU Summer Dress (Land) 1985 to 1998

Officers

Badge   Wanted RB 350 Wanted RB 351

To be scanned

Wanted RB 353 Wanted RB 354
    Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right  
Rank Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General The Governor General as Commander in Chief of the Canadian Forces

CF Service Dress and DEU (Land) shirt

Enlisted Man's

  None

  Wanted RB 357
 


     



  Wanted RB 365B  


 




 
    Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short Long Short
Rank Private (Untrained) Private Trained Private Trained Corporal Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer      Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer
Comments   1967 to 1972 1972 to Present 1967 to 1972 1972 to Present     1967 to 1985 1985 to Present       1995 to Present    

With the introduction of rank badges for the shirt collars of NCM's, one type of epaulette was used for all NCM's

Officers

Badge












                Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Rank Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

Officers 2015

Red

Red
Generals
Colonels
RCA
Logistics
Military Police
 
















 

Yellow
RCAC









Blue
RCE
RCCS
RCEME
Scarlett
RCIC
General List

Dark Green
Rifles/ Voltigeurs
Red
QOR
Purple
Chaplains
                             
Dull cherry
Medical
                             
Emerald green
Dental
                             
Green
Intelligence
     
                     
Gorget
              Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General


DEU (Land) (Summer) Uniform Shirt 1985 to 1998

Wanted RB 382 Wanted RB 382

Left Right Left Right Left Right Left Right
Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

CF Service Dress Female Uniform 1967 to 1976

NCM

Badge Wanted RB 385






     
Collar Rank
Wanted RB 393
Private Trained 1967 to 1972 Private Trained 1972 to 1976 Corporal 1967 to 1972 Corporal 1972 to 1976 Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warant Officer Chief Warrant Officer
  

Officers

Collar Rank
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel

Work Dress Uniform 1967 to 1990

Enlisted Man's

 




Wanted RB 399



Wanted RB 404 



Wanted RB 406B Wanted RB 407A Wanted RB 407B  
Female Slip-on    
  Slip-on 1967 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Badge 1967 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Badge 1967 to 1986 Slip-on Badge 1967 to 1970 Badge 1970 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Badge 1967 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Badge 1967 to 1975 Badge 1975 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Badge 1967 to 1986 Slip-on 1986 to 1990 Slip-on Badge Slip-on Badge Slip-on Badge Slip-on  
  Private Untrained Private Trained Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Station Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

From 1967 to 1986, ranks were sewn on the arm.  blank slip-on as per the Private Untrained were used.  During transition to new ranks slip-ons, old ranks were sewn on slip-ons, eventually ranks were sewed directly on the slip-ons

Officers

Wanted RB 408


To be scanned
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel

Garrison Dress Uniform 1985 to 1998

Enlisted Man's (Officers wore the DEU slip-on on the epaulettes)

None



Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

CF Mess Dress 1967 to Present (Midnight Blue)

Wanted RB 426 Wanted RB 427 Wanted RB 428 Wanted RB 429

Wanted RB 430

Wanted RB 431 Wanted RB 432
Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Officer Chief Warrant Officer


Regimental Pattern Mess Dress 1986 to Present

Enlisted Man's 

None Wanted RB 433 Wanted RB 434
 









Wanted RB 442B
Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officers

Wanted RB 445 Wanted RB 446 Wanted RB 447 Wanted RB 448 Wanted RB 449 Wanted RB 450 Wanted RB 451 Wanted RB 452 Wanted RB 453

Wanted RB 454

Wanted RB 455 Wanted RB 456 Wanted RB 457 Wanted RB 458 Wanted RB 459 Wanted RB 460 Wanted RB 461 Wanted RB 462
 
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General
 


CADPAT  (Canadian Disruptive Pattern) (Temperate) 2002 to 2015

Enlisted Man's























Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officers



To be scanned To be scanned














Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

CADPAT  (Canadian Disruptive Pattern) (Temperate) 2014 to present

Enlisted Man's


Wanted

Wanted



Wanted
Wanted
Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Jacket

Enlisted Men's







Wanted

Wanted

Wanted
Wanted
Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officers

Prototpye
  To be scanned To be scanned Wanted
  Candidate Officer Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

Officers














Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General

CADPAT  (Arid) 2004 to Present

Enlisted Man's

Wanted RB 486






Wanted RB 492



Private Recruit Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer Base Chief Warrant Officer Formation Chief Warrant Officer Higher Formation Chief Warrant Officer Command Chief Warrant Officer Canadian Forces Chief Warrant Officer

Officers

Wanted RB 498









Wanted RB 505


Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Governor General of Canada

Officers 2015

Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted Wanted
Officer Cadet Second Lieutenant Lieutenant Captain Major Lieutenant Colonel Colonel Brigadier General Major General Lieutenant General General Governor General of Canada


Canadian Guards Ceremonial Uniform

Wanted RB 509B Wanted RB 510 Wanted RB 511 Wanted RB 512B Wanted RB 513 Wanted RB 515 Wanted RBN 516 Wanted RB 517 Wanted RB 518 Wanted RB 519 Wanted RB 520 Wanted RB 521
Corporal Pre 1970 Corporal Post 1970 Master Corporal Lance Sergeant Sergeant Pre 1970 Sergeant Post 1970 Colour Sergeant (Warrant Officer) Pre 1970 (Canadian Guards) Colour Sergeant (Warrant Officer) post 1970 (Canadian Grenadier Guards) Colour Sergeant (Warrant Officer) Post 1970 (Governor General's Foot Guards) Master Warrant Officer) (Canadian Guards) Master Warrant Officer (Canadian Grenadier Guards) Master Warrant Officer (Governor General's Guards) Chief Warrant Officer (not a RSM) Chief Warrant Officer (RSM of the Canadian Guards) Chief Warrant Officer (RMS)


Guards Miscellaneous Badges

Wanted RB 330B

Wanted RB 521

Chief Warrant Officer (interim badge for Service Dress Uniform, 1967) Chief Warrant Officer (interim badge for Service Dress Uniform, 1967)

Queens Own Rifles Ceremonial Uniform

Wanted RB 522 Wanted RB 523 Wanted RB 524 Wanted RB 525 ? ? ?
Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer

Toronto Scottish Regiment

Wanted RB 529 Wanted RB 530 Wanted RB 531 Wanted RB 532 Wanted RB 533

Wanted RB 534

Wanted RB 535
Private Corporal Master Corporal Sergeant Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Chief Warrant Officer