Before Callsign indicators

Discussion in 'Royal Signals' started by fly_guy, Feb 24, 2009.

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  1. Can anyone remember what was the term used for the system of callsigns such as Bluebell, Ironsides etc
     
  2. Weren't they called appointment titles?
     
  3. Thanks for the link - just what Starlight ordered.
     
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  4. Always hated hearing

    "Sunray Major is heading to your location"
     
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  5. and 'arm indicators'

    appointment titles refer to an individual - sunray, sunray minor, kestrel, seagull etc
    arm indicator refers to capbadge - foxhound (inf), ironside (RAC), Holdfast (RE) etc
     
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  6. '
    Or, "this is Sunray, send locstat".... ****, haven't written it on the board.... "wait... wait"