French Armed Forces (1914-1918) - International Encyclopedia of uniforms and insignia

French Armed Forces (1914-1918)

French Armed Forces

 

1914-1918

  • militaire de rang

    private 1st class

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • militaire de rang

    private 1st class

    foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat)

  • militaire de rang

    private 1st class

    chasseurs d´Afrique (jacket) / foot chasseurs (jacket) / light infantry (jacket) / tirailleurs / spahis

  • militaire de rang

    private 1st class

    horse chasseurs / housars / dragoons / zouaves / artillery (tunic and jacket)

  • militaire de rang

    private 1st class

    horizon blue uniform (1915)

  • caporal (cavalry are called brigadier)

    corporal

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • caporal

    corporal

    foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat)

  • caporal

    corporal

    chasseurs d´Afrique (jacket) / foot chasseurs (jacket) / light infantry (jacket) / tirailleurs / spahis

  • caporal

    corporal

    horse chasseurs / housars / dragoons / zouaves / artillery (tunic and jacket)

  • caporal

    corporal

    horizon blue uniform (1915)

  • sergent ((cavalry are called maréchal-des-logis)

    sergeant

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • sergent

    sergeant

    cuirassiers / foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • sergent

    sergeant

    tirailleurs / zouaves / artillery (jacket) / spahis

  • sergent

    sergeant

    all chasseurs / hussars / dragoons / light infantry (tunic and jacket)

  • sergent

    sergeant

    horizon blue uniform (1915) in silver for cavalry and light infantry

  • sergent-chef

    sergeant major

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • sergent-chef

    sergeant major

    cuirassiers / foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • sergent-chef

    sergeant major

    tirailleurs / zouaves / artillery (jacket) / spahis

  • sergent-chef

    sergeant major

    all chasseurs / hussars / dragoons / light infantry (tunic and jacket)

  • sergent-chef

    sergeant major

    horizon blue uniform (1915) in silver for cavalry and light infantry

  • adjudant

    warrant officers

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • adjudant

    warrant officers

    cuirassiers / foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • adjudant

    warrant officers

    tirailleurs / zouaves / artillery (jacket) / spahis

  • adjudant

    warrant officers

    all chasseurs / hussars / dragoons / light infantry (tunic and jacket)

  • adjudant

    warrant officers

    horizon blue uniform (1915)

  • adjudant-chef

    chief warrant officer

    line infantry / foreign legions / engineers / colonial infantry / culrassiers / artillery (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • adjudant-chef

    chief warrant officer

    cuirassiers / foot chasseurs (greatcoat) / light infantry (greatcoat) / all cavalry greatcoats

  • adjudant-chef

    chief warrant officer

    tirailleurs / zouaves / artillery (jacket) / spahis

  • adjudant-chef

    chief warrant officer

    all chasseurs / hussars / dragoons / light infantry (tunic and jacket)

  • adjudant-chef

    chief warrant officer

    horizon blue uniform (1915)

  • aspirant

    officer aspirant

    line infantry

  • aspirant

    officer aspirant

    cuirassiers

  • aspirant

    officer aspirant

    horizon blue (1915)

  • sous-lieutenant

    lieutenant

    fireign legion

  • sous-lieutenant

    lieutenant

    dragoons

  • sous-lieutenant

    lieutenant

    horizon blue (1915)

  • lieutenant

    lieutenant

    engineers

  • lieutenant

    lieutenant

    chasseurs à cheval

  • lieutenant

    lieutenant

    horizon blue (1915)

  • capitaine

    captain

    colonial troops

  • capitaine

    captain

    hussars

  • capitaine

    captain

    horizon blue (1915)

  • chef de battalion

    major

    artillery

  • chef de battalion

    major

    chasseur d´Afrique

  • chef de battalion

    major

    horizon blue (1915)

  • lieutenant-colonel

    lieutenant colonel

    general staff

  • lieutenant-colonel

    lieutenant colonel

    infanterie légère d´Afrique

  • lieutenant-colonel

    lieutenant colonel

    horizon blue (1915)

  • colonel

    colonel

    spahis

  • colonel

    colonel

    chasseurs à pied

  • colonel

    colonel

    horizon blue (1915)

  • Général de brigade

    Brigadier General

  • Général de division

    Major General

  • General de Corps d'Armee

    Lieutenant General

  • Général d´armée

    General

  • Maréchal de France

    Marshal of France

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