British Armed Forces Officer Ranks
Royal Navy (Incl. Fleet Air Arm) Army & Royal Marines (but excluding Ghurka Rifles) Royal Air Force
Admiral of the Fleet Field Marshal Marshal of the Royal Air Force
Admiral General Air Chief Marshal
Vice Admiral Lieutenant General Air Marshal
Rear Admiral Major General Air Vice Marshal
Commodore Brigadier Air Commodore
Captain Colonel Group Captain
Commander Lieutenant Colonel Wing Commander
Lieutenant Commander Major Squadron Leader
Lieutenant Captain Flight Lieutenant
Sub Lieutenant Lieutenant Flying Officer
Midshipman Second Lieutenant Pilot Officer
Officer Cadet Officer Cadet Officer Cadet

Note: Out of courtesy to the Crown Officers of the Brigade of Guards and Household cavalry are nominally considered to be one rank higher for seniority purposes only than their equivalent counterparts in the rest of the Armed Forces.

See also

British Armed Forces Enlisted Ranks

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