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Warrant Officer Class One

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The Badge

The highest non-commissioned rank in the British Army. Almost certain to be commissioned as an LE unless they really mess up.

Titles and Appointments

Depending on the capbadge and/or Appointment of an individual they may well have a different title. Some examples of each are:

Cap Badge Specific

The RLC are particularly good at coming up with wacky names for their WO1s such as Conductor!

Views

Two types of these really:

  • Those who are absolutely excellent at what they do! Don't like messing people around unnecessarily but have no problems in doing so when it has been deserved.
  • Those who are those jobsworths, who who mess people around all the time for no apparent reason and come up with bone policies on dress codes and the like just because they've got nothing better to do?


ukFlag.jpg Rank Structure of the British Army 42px-Flag_of_the_British_Army.svg.png
Commissioned Ranks
Second Lieutenant | Lieutenant | Captain | Major | Lieutenant Colonel | Colonel | Brigadier | Major General | Lieutenant General | General | Field Marshal
Non-commissioned Ranks
Private | Lance Corporal | Corporal | Sergeant | Staff Sergeant | Warrant Officer Class 2 | Warrant Officer Class 1