Comparative army enlisted ranks of the Commonwealth

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Rank comparison chart of armies/ land forces of Commonwealth of Nations states.

Enlisted[edit]

Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Antigua and Barbuda Antigua and Barbuda
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06.RABDF-WO1.svg 05.RABDF-WO2.svg 04.RABDF-SSG.svg 03.RABDF-SGT.svg No equivalent 02.RABDF-CPL.svg 01.RABDF-LCPL.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Australia Australia
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Regimental sergeant major of the army Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance corporal No insignia
Regimental sergeant
major of the army
Warrant officer
class 1
Warrant officer
class 2
Staff sergeant
(to be phased out)
Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


The Bahamas Bahamas No army


Bangladesh Bangladesh
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Bangladesh-army-WO-3.svg Bangladesh-army-WO-2.svg Bangladesh-army-WO-1.svg Bangladesh-army-OR-5.svg No equivalent Bangladesh-army-OR-4.svg Bangladesh-army-OR-3.svg No equivalent Bangladesh-army-OR-1.svg
Master Warrant Officer Senior Warrant Officer Warrant Officer Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Sainik


Barbados Barbados
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06.BDF-WO1.svg 05.BDF-WO2.svg 04.BDF-SSG.svg 03.BDF-SGT.svg No equivalent 02.BDF-CPL.svg 01.BDF-LCPL.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Belize Belize
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British Army OR-9a.svg British Army OR-8b.svg British Army OR-7.svg British Army OR-6.svg No equivalent British Army OR-4.svg British Army OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Botswana Botswana
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None.svg None.svg None.svg Botswana-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Botswana-Army-OR-4.svg Botswana-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Brunei Brunei
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Company Sergeant Major Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Force Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Company Sergeant Major Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Cameroon Cameroon
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Cameroon-Army-OR-9.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-8.svg No equivilant Cameroon-Army-OR-6.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-5.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-4.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-3.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-2.svg Cameroon-Army-OR-1.svg
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Staff Sergeant
Sergent-chef
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private First Class
Soldat Première
Private
Soldat


Canada Canada
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Canadian Army OR-9a.svg Canadian Army OR-8.svg Canadian Army OR-7.svg Canadian Army OR-6.svg Canadian Army OR-5.svg Canadian Army OR-4.svg Canadian Army OR-3.svg Canadian Army OR-2.svg Canadian Army OR-2.svg
Chief Warrant Officer
Adjudant-chef
Master Warrant Officer
Adjudant-maître
Warrant Officer
Adjudant
Sergeant
Sergent
Master Corporal
Caporal-chef
Corporal
Caporal
Private (Trained)
Soldat (Formé)
Private (Basic)
Soldat (Confirmé)
Private (Recruit)
Soldat (Recrue)


Cyprus Cyprus
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No equivalent None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No equivalent Arm/corps insignia only
Master Sergeant Staff sergeant Sergeant Sergeant
conscript
Corporal Lance Corporal Private
Αρχιλοχίας Επιλοχίας Μονίμοε Λοχιαε Επυ Λοχιαε Λοχίας Δεκανέας Υποδεκανέας Στρατιώτης


Dominica Dominica No army


Fiji Fiji
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Ghana Ghana
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Ghana-Army-OR-9.svg Ghana-Army-OR-8.svg Staff Sergeant (Ghana Army OR-07).gif Sergeant (Ghana Army OR-06).gif No equivalent Corporal (Ghana Army OR-04).gif Lance-Corporal (Ghana Army OR-03).gif No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Kwanza
Warrant Officer Class 2
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Pili
Staff Sergeant
Sajinitaji
Sergeant
Sajenti
Corporal
Koplo
Lance Corporal
Koplo Usu
Private
(or equivalent)


Grenada Grenada No army


Guyana Guyana
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Coat of arms of Guyana.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2
(Technical)
Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


India India
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Subedar Major - Risaldar Major of the Indian Army.svg Subedar - Risaldar of the Indian Army.svg Naib Subedar - Naib Risaldar of the Indian Army.svg India-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent India-Army-OR-4.svg India-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Subedar-major Subedar Naib Subedar Havildar Naik Lance naik Sepoy
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1
Jamaica Jamaica
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Kenya Kenya
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None.svg None.svg Kenya-Army-OR-7.svg Kenya-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Kenya-Army-OR-4.svg Kenya-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Kiribati Kiribati No army


Lesotho Lesotho
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None.svg None.svg None.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Malawi Malawi
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Malaysia Malaysia
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Pegawai Waran Kelas Pertama
Warrant Officer Class 2
Pegawai Waran Kelas Kedua
Staff Sergeant
Staf Sarjan
Sergeant
Sarjan
Corporal
Korporal
Lance Corporal
Lans Korporal
Private
Prebet
Recruit
Rekrut


Malta Malta
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07.Malta Army-SSGM.svg 06.Malta Army-WO1.svg 05.Malta Army-WO2.svg 04.Malta Army-SSG.svg 03.Malta Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 02.Malta Army-BDR.svg 01.Malta Army-LBDR.svg No insignia
Senior Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Bombadier Lance Bombadier Gunner
(or equivalent)


Mauritius Mauritius No army


Mozambique Mozambique
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No equivalent
Mozambique-Army-OR-7.svg Mozambique-Army-OR-6.svg Mozambique-Army-OR-5.svg Mozambique-Army-OR-4.svg Mozambique-Army-OR-3.svg Mozambique-Army-OR-2.svg No equivalent
Sergeant major
Intendente
First Sergeant
Primeiro-sargento
Second Sergeant
Segundo-sargento
Third Sergeant
Terceiro-sargento
Corporal
Cabo
Private First Class
Primeiro soldado


Namibia Namibia
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06-Namibia Army-WO1.svg 05-Namibia Army-WO2.svg 04-Namibia Army-SSG.svg 03-Namibia Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 02-Namibia Army-CPL.svg 01-Namibia Army-LCPL.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Nauru Nauru No army


New Zealand New Zealand
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Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 (sergeant major) Staff sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Bombardier/corporal Lance bombardier/lance corporal No equivalent Gunner/trooper/private/signaller
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Nigeria Nigeria
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg Sajenti (Tanzania Army OR-06).png No equivalent Koplo (Tanzania Army OR-04).png Koplo Usu (Tanzania Army OR-03).png No insignia
Army Warrant Officer Master Warrant Officer Warrant officer Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Pakistan Pakistan
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10.Pakistan Army-SMCWO.svg 09.Pakistan Army-MCWO.svg 08.Pakistan Army-CWO.svg 03.Pakistan Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 02.Pakistan Army-CPL.svg 01.Pakistan Army-PFC.svg No insignia
Subedar-Major/Risaldar-Major Subedar/Risaldar Naib Subedar/Naib Risaldar Havildar Naik Lance Naik Sepoy


Papua New Guinea Papua New Guinea
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PNGDF Land OR-09.svg PNGDF Land OR-08.svg PNGDF Land OR-07.svg PNGDF Land OR-06.svg No equivalent PNGDF Land OR-04.svg PNGDF Land OR-03.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
?
Warrant Officer Class 2
?
Staff Sergeant
Plag Sajen
Sergeant
Sajen
Corporal
Kopil
Lance Corporal
?
Private
Soldia


Rwanda Rwanda
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06-Rwanda Army-WO1.svg 05-Rwanda Army-WO2.svg 04-Rwanda Army-SGM.svg 03-Rwanda Army-SSG.svg 02-Rwanda Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 01-Rwanda Army-CPL.svg No equivalent No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Adjudant-chef
Warrant Officer Class 2
Adjudant
Sergeant Major
Sergent-major
First Sergeant
1er Sergeant
Sergeant
Sergent
Corporal
Caporal
Private
Soldate


Saint Lucia Saint Lucia No army


Saint Vincent and the Grenadines Saint Vincent and the Grenadines No army


Samoa Samoa No army


Seychelles Seychelles
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Seychelles-OR-09.svg Seychelles-OR-08.svg Seychelles-OR-07.svg British Royal Marines OR-6.svg No equivalent British Royal Marines OR-4.svg British Royal Marines OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Sierra Leone Sierra Leone
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None.svg Sierra Leone-Army-OR-8.svg None.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Singapore Singapore
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Army-SGP-OR-6b.svg Army-SGP-OR-6a.svg Army-SGP-OR-5c.svg Army-SGP-OR-5b.svg Army-SGP-OR-5a.svg Army-SGP-OR-4b.svg Army-SGP-OR-4a.svg Army-SGP-OR-3.svg Army-SGP-OR-2.svg No insignia No insignia
Master Sergeant Staff Sergeant First Sergeant Second Sergeant Third Sergeant Corporal First Class Corporal Lance Corporal Private First Class Private Recruit


Solomon Islands Solomon Islands No army


South Africa South Africa
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SAA-OR-9.svg SAA-OR-8.svg SAA-OR-7.svg SAA-OR-6.svg No equivalent SAA-OR-4.svg SAA-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Aandredingsbeampte Klas 1
Warrant Officer Class 2
Aandredingsbeampte Klas 2
Staff Sergeant
Stafsersant
Sergeant
Sersant
Corporal
Korporaal
Lance Corporal
Onderkorporaal
Private
(or equivalent)


Sri Lanka Sri Lanka
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06. SLA-WO1.svg 05. SLA-WO2.svg 04. SLA-SSG.svg 03. SLA-SGT.svg No equivalent 02. SLA-CPL.svg 01. SLA-LCPL.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer
1st Class
Warrant Officer
2nd Class
Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Swaziland Swaziland
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None.svg None.svg None.svg None.svg No equivalent None.svg None.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Tanzania Tanzania
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06-Tanzania Army-WO1.svg 05-Tanzania Army-WO2.svg 04-Tanzania Army-SSG.svg 03-Tanzania Army-SGT.svg No equivalent 02-Tanzania Army-CPL.svg 01-Tanzania Army-LCPL.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Kwanza
Warrant Officer Class 2
Afisa Mteule Daraja la Pili
Staff Sergeant
Sajinitaji
Sergeant
Sajenti
Corporal
Koplo
Lance Corporal
Koplo Usu
Private
(or equivalent)


Tonga Tonga
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Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Trinidad and Tobago Trinidad and Tobago
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Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-09.svg Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-08b.svg Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-08a.svg Trinidad and Tobago-Army-OR-07.svg PNGDF Land OR-06.svg No equivalent PNGDF Land OR-04.svg PNGDF Land OR-03.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Regimental Sergeant Major Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private


Tuvalu Tuvalu No army


Uganda Uganda
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Uganda-Army-OR-9.svg Uganda-Army-OR-8.svg Uganda-Army-OR-7.svg Uganda-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Uganda-Army-OR-4.svg Uganda-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


United Kingdom United Kingdom
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British Army Sergeant Major.svg British Army OR-9b.svg British Army OR-9a.svg British Army OR-8b.svg British Army OR-8a.svg British Army OR-7.svg British Army OR-6.svg No equivalent British Army OR-4.svg British Army OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant officer class 1 Warrant officer class 2 Staff/Colour sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Vanuatu Vanuatu
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Regimental Sergeant Major of the Army Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff Sergeant Sergeant No equivalent Corporal Lance Corporal No insignia
Warrant Officer
Class 1
Warrant Officer
Class 2
Staff Sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)


Zambia Zambia
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Coat of arms of Zambia.svg Zambia-Army-OR-8.svg Zambia-Army-OR-7.svg Zimbabwe-Army-OR-6.svg No equivalent Zimbabwe-Army-OR-4.svg Zambia-Army-OR-3.svg No insignia
Warrant Officer Class 1 Warrant Officer Class 2 Staff sergeant Sergeant Corporal Lance Corporal Private
(or equivalent)
Equivalent
NATO Code
OR-9 OR-8 OR-7 OR-6 OR-5 OR-4 OR-3 OR-2 OR-1

See also[edit]