Royal Flying Corps

1912-1918

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Cap Badge, with the RFC monogram within a wreath of laurel leaves, surmounted by a crown.

Field Service Cap, with the RFC Cap Badge and General Service buttons.

 

         
Cap Badge and Collar badges.   Collar badges in Bronze finish.
         

The more usual Shoulder Title, as worn on the "Maternity" jacket.

The short form Shoulder Title.

Unusual Shoulder Title manufactured using canvas backing material.

Metal Shoulder Title.

Pilot's and Observer's wings.

 

 

Rank Structure

1st Class Air Mechanic

2 bladed propeller.

Corporal

2 chevrons.

Sergeant

3 chevrons.

Sergeant

Plain propeller badge worn above 3 chevrons.

Flight Sergeant

Plain propeller badge surmounted by a crown worn above 3 chevrons.

Flight Sergeant

Star Bossed propeller badge surmounted by a crown worn above 3 chevrons.

Flight Sergeant

Star Bossed propeller badge worn above 3 chevrons.

 

         

Sergeant Major

Plain propeller badge worn above 4 chevrons.

 

Sergeant Major

Star Bossed propeller badge surmounted by a crown worn above 4 chevrons.

         
         
         

 
Rank Tables.
Table of Rank comparison between the Royal Flying Corps, Royal Naval Air Service and Royal Air Force.
 

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