Canadian Army Routine Orders
18th July, 1946
Branch of the Master–General of the Ordnance
General Order 6679—Headdress—Wearing of by Other Ranks
1. It has come to notice, that personnel are wearing headdresses of a pattern not authorized for their Unit or Corps.
2. Headdresses will be worn as follows:
(a) Berets Air Borne:— Airborne Personnel
(b) Bonnets Tam O'Shanter:— Highland and Scottish Regiment
(c) Bonnets Irish:— Irish Regiment of Canada
(d) Caps Tank Battalion (Black Beret):— Royal Canadian Armoured Corps
(e) Caps Field Service:— Personnel of units other than in (a) (b) (c) and (d) who have not been accepted for Interim of Post–War Armies. Not worn by personnel of the Reserve Army.
(f) Berets Khaki:— Personnel of units other than as shown above. Personnel of the Active Army who have been accepted for the Interim or Post–War Armies.
3. Officers Commanding Units will take the necessary steps to regularize the wearing of headdresses by personnel under their command.
(HQ 9801–17–9 FD 1)
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