Re: [WarOf1812] Roles of the Adjutant and Ensign
- In a message dated 28/08/2006 3:52:49 PM, BritcomHMP@... writes:
> Ah but remember what I said. This is an appointment NOT a rank so IOr to paraphrase Lord HawHaw from the 60s' "Charge of the Light Brigade":
> in a Militia unit a gentleman who was a Sergeant could be Adjutant. Actually
> in the regulars it was a position often given to men promotes from the
> (as it entailed actual work).
"Adjutant!?" (Paymaster in the film) ""That ain't a rank! That's a TRADE!"
THE Thin Red Line
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