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RHQ Signs

These signs were fairly standard throughout the RA regardless of the unit type.

1939

Commanding Officer
Second in Command
Adjutant
RSM
RHQ Staff incl 2 RAF W/T Ops
MO
Signals Officer
Signals Section
Cable Layer
Sigs Office
Spare Cable Layer/Stores
Quartermaster
RQMS (clothing)
Tech Sgt (MT stores)
Officers Mess
Water Tank
Cooks
Orderly
Motor Mech
Despatch Rider
Sigs Sgt
Lineman
Sigs Electrician

Z
Z2
A
A2
A3
A4
S1
S2,3,4
S5
S6
S7
Q1
Q2
Q3
Q4
Q5
Q6
MC1,2
MC3
MC4,5
MC6
MC7
MC8

Car 4 seater
Truck 8cwt
Truck 8cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 8cwt
Truck 8cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 30cwt
Truck 30cwt
Truck 8cwt
Truck 30cwt
Truck 30cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 15cwt
Truck 30cwt
Motorcycle
Motorcycle
Motorcycle
Motorcycle
Motorcycle
Motorcycle

Later

Commanding Officer
Second in Command
Adjutant
Chief Clerk
RHQ Staff
Survey Officer
Survey Party
Quartermaster
QMs stores
R.Sigs attached
Signals Officer
R.Sigs detachment

Z
Z2
A1
A2
A3
SUR 1
SUR 2, 3, 4
Q1
Q2, 3, 4, 5, 6 (Q6 usually water truck)

S1
S2, 3, 4

Examples

C.O.
Medium
Regiment

Adjutant
Survey
Regiment

or

S1

R.Sigs
Officer

Z

S1

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