Good Conduct Chevron

United Kingdom

Number of awards in the database: 1
Total awarded for WW II: unknown

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The "Good Conduct Chevron" or also "Good Conduct Stripe" could be awarded to military with the rank of Private, Lance Corporal, Lance Bombardier, Acting Corporal. As soon as the person was promoted to Corporal, the Chevrons had to be removed.

They excisted in form equal to that of the rank insignia of the NCO, reversed worn on the lower part of the left sleeve. After two years the first Chevron could be obtained, after 6 year the second, twelve year the third, eightteen year the fourth, 23 year the fifth and 28 year the sixth Chevron. Six Chevrons was the maximum that were permitted to be worn.

The use of the Chevrons was abolished after 1972.
 

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Information source(s):   - Wilco Vermeer
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