Badges of Rank
Ranks in the A.T.S. were decided at the inception of the Service, but changes were made by the War Office in 1941.
Pre 9 May 1941 ranks;
|Lance Corporal||Chief Volunteer|
|Second Lieutenant||Company Assistant|
|Lieutenant Colonel||Chief Commandant|
|Major General||Chief Controller|
9 May 1941;
Click on the picture to see a copy of the original extract from the minutes of the meeting that decided these changes.
The badges of rank for women Officers were the same as for the men. Women addressed superior Officers as Ma'am.
|1st Subaltern||Second Subaltern|
|Senior Commander||Junior Commander|
|Chief Controller||Senior Controller|
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