General Orders, 1899
Ottawa, 1st November, 1899
G.O. 111 – Precedence of Warrant Officers and Non-Commissioned Officers
The following will be the order of precedence of warrant officers and non-commissioned officers of the "Permanent Units" of the Active Militia of Canada, in accordance with Queen's Regulations and Orders for the Army, 1898, paragraphs 37 and 38.
The position of warrant officer is inferior to that of all commissioned officers, but superior to that of all non-commissioned officers.
Those bracketed together rank with one another according to ates of promotion or appointment; those to whose title an asterisk is prefixed are not entitled to assume any command on parade or duty, except of such warrant officers, non-commissioned officers, and men, as may be specially placed under their orders. In matters of discipline, however, they will at all time exercise the full authority attached to their rank.
(1.) Warrant Officers
(2.) Non-Commissioned Officers
|*Quartermaster-Sergeant Staff Clerk|
*Colour Sergeant Staff Clerk
*Orderly Room Sergeant (when ranking as a Colour Sergeant)
Sergeant-Instructor in Gunnery
*Sergeant---Militia Medical Service
Squadron, Battery or Company Sergeant Major, but Senior (regimentally) to all Squadron, Battery or Company Quarter-master Sergeants, except for promotion.
Squadron, Battery or Company Quarter-master Sergeant
*Orderly-Room-Sergeant (when below the rank of Colour Sergeant)
Sergeant-Bugler, or Drummer
*Sergeant Staff Clerk
*Corporal Orderly-Room Clerk