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Old 07-03-13, 12:07 AM
soldier1 soldier1 is offline
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Default Canadian Colonel

You're absolutlely right Bill. I can only speak for the RCOC pre unification but I'm sure it applies to all Canadian army regt's and Corps. LtCol and below wore the affiliation of their Corps. In the RCOC, these officers wore the silver plated shoulder badges on gold cords on Full Dress, 1A and 1B Orders of Dress.Upon promotion to full Col, the officer was considered 'out of the stream' as it were and were considered 'Gen staff' and wore the Canada silver plated shoulder titles. Although, in the RCOC case, full
cols were still employed in 'RCOC positions' ie COMDT 25 COD, they wore Gen List Badges and of course; the ever elusive

Cheers Al
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