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Who is the most SNCO in the army

Discussion in 'Seniors' started by BCFC Sam, Jul 3, 2011.

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  1. just being looking this up on the internet and cant find a definite answer. Searched but came up blank.

    who is then
  2. LancePrivateJones

    LancePrivateJones LE Book Reviewer

    GSM London District.

    Let the battle begin.......
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  3. RAF Flt Sgt... They have a warrant you know!!
  4. came across that but i heard of a rank called conductor in the rlc which is meant to be higher than everyone else
  5. Not sure it works like that, but Billy Mott may have a good claim to the position.
  6. It's me. Just don't tell anyone.
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  7. Pararegtom

    Pararegtom LE Book Reviewer

    WO1 GSM Billy Mott OBE , Welsh Guards was a tom down south, met him at bluff cove, ******* good bloke for a HAT.
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  8. I know a SSgt who has been in the army for 35 years, he's reeeally senior.
  9. BCFC SAM - came across that but i heard of a rank called conductor in the rlc which is meant to be higher than everyone else

    I was carted about on numerous of the old 'white elephant' busses and never came across one of those? However if he's the man who originated the "on the bus off the bus" routine then his power is indeeed imense and all reaching!
  10. Auld-Yin

    Auld-Yin LE Reviewer Book Reviewer Reviews Editor

    That will probably do it. Can't be Billy Mott or any Conductor chappy as they are Warrant Officers, not Senior NCOs.
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  11. LancePrivateJones

    LancePrivateJones LE Book Reviewer

    They don't 'Conduct' anything, buses electricity or bands.

    This argument has had tons of threads and the consensus has always been GSM LonDist or Academy Sergeant Major RMA Sandhurst.

    I reckon it's GSM Londist myself.

    Edited to add : Of course pedants will say that the senior NCO is a Staff Sergeant but I thnk the OP means highest person sans commission.
  12. Sprog......
  13. This site reckon its the glorious loggies...
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  14. LancePrivateJones

    LancePrivateJones LE Book Reviewer

    I know Stacker, the argument has been going on for years hasn't it?

    I have always thought of AcSM and GSM Londist because of their high profile appointments.

    I'm going GSM Londist because of the new badge that HM just gave him, and because it is a unique appointment.

    Conductors probably have de jure seniority but I reckon GSM Londist has the de facto gig.