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A Royal Canadian Navy Historical Project

 

WRCNS

 

Trade Badges

 

REF:  WRCNS Uniform Regulations Substantive and Non-Substantive Badges - Excerpt from N.G.O.s - Nov 1945

 

TRADE

CLASSIFICATION

BADGE DESCRIPTION

BADGE

WREN

General Duty

Messenger

Messwoman

Six Pointed Star with G

 

Postal Clerk

 

Six Pointed Star with "PC"

Badge Needed

M/T Driver

Dispatch Rider

Six Pointed Star with "MT"

SIGNALWOMAN

Visual Signals

Switchboard Operator

Chief WREN Signalwoman

Crossed Flags

TELEGRAPHIST

Wireless Telegraphist (W/T)

Radar Operator

W/T Special Operator

W/T (K)

Chief WREN Telegraphist

Wings & Lightning Bolt

CODER

Coder

Teletype Operator

Crossed Flags with "C"

SICK BERTH ATTENDANT

 

Red Cross, Blue Circle on Black

WRITER

Captains Writer (C)

Pay Writer (P)

Writer (GD)

Six Pointed Star with "W"

SUPPLY ASSISTANT

Victualling Assistant

Clothing Assistant

Naval Storekeeper

Six Pointed Star with "S"

COOK

Cook (S) (Ship)

Six Pointed Star with "C"

 

Cook (O) (Officer)

 

Six Pointed Star with "OC"

Badge Needed

WARDROOM ATTENDANT

Wardroom Attendant (Officers Steward)

Six Pointed Star with "OS"

PLOTTER

Plotter

Dividers

PHOTOGRAPHER

Photographer

Projectionist

Camera

LAUNDRY ASSISTANT

Laundry Assistant

Six Pointed Star with "L"

Badge Needed 

SPECIAL DUTY

Classifier

Hairdresser

Tailoress

Sailmaker

Censor

Librarian

Confidential Book (CB) Corrector

Hollerith Operator

Miscellaneous

Six Pointed Star with "SD"

REGULATING

Ship's Police (Regulating PO)

Crown

Master at Arms

Crown Surrounded by Wreath

 

 

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