Brevet Rank

Some articles on brevet, brevet ranks, rank:

Brevet (military) - United Kingdom
... In the United Kingdom the brevet commission was only by courtesy ... Officially both titles were used, as "Major and Brevet Lieutenant Colonel Cornwallis." Originally the term designated a promotion given on such ... In the United Kingdom, brevet commissions were confined to grades from captain to lieutenant-colonel ...
Brevet (military) - United States
... in 1776 and slightly revised in 1806 established the use and significance of brevet ranks or awards in the U.S ... When first used, a brevet commission in the U.S ... Army entitled the officer to be identified by a higher rank but the award had limited effect on the right to higher command or pay ...

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