British Army Other Ranks Rank Insignia

British Army Other Ranks Rank Insignia

The term used to refer to all ranks below officers is Other Ranks (ORs). It includes Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned officers (NCOs) and ordinary soldiers with the rank of Private or regimental equivalent. Officers may, in speaking, distinguish themselves from those "in the ranks".

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