Military Ranks

To add some colour to a "multi-national" game like 2300AD below is a list of military rank titles translated into the local language. (Thanks to those on the 2300AD mail list who contributed to this page.)


 

Arabia
Local Rank
(Male)
Local Rank
(Female)
Translation
Private Jundi Jundiya Soldier
Lance Corporal Jundi Awwal Jundiya Oula First Soldier
Corporal 'Arif 'Arifa Knowledgeable
Sergeant Wakeel Raqeeb Wakeela Raqeeba Authorised Representative
Staff Sergeant Raqeeb Raqeeba Representative
Master Sergeant Raqeeb Awwal Raqeeba Oula First Representative
Sergeant Major Ra'is Ruqubaa Ra'isa Ruqubaa Chief Representative
2nd Lieutenant Mulazim Mulazima Persistor
1st Lieutenant Mulazim Awwal Mulazima Oula First Persistor
Captain Naqeeb Naqeeba Chief
Major Ra'id Ra'ida
Lt. Colonel Maqaddam Maqaddama Overseer
Colonel 'Aqeed 'Aqeeda
Brigadier 'Ameed 'Ameeda
Major General Liwa' Liwa'a
Lt. General Fareeq Fareeqa
General Fareeq Awwal Fareeqa Oula
Field Marshal Musheer Musheera

 


 

Azania
Local Rank
Private Private
Spec 4 Lance Corporal
Sergeant Corporal
Staff Sergeant Sergeant
Platoon Sergeant Staff Sergeant
Master Sergeant Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Regimental Sergeant Major
2nd Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant
Captain Captain
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Commandant
Colonel Brigadier

 


 

Britain
Local Rank
Private Private
Spec 4 Lance Corporal
Sergeant Corporal
Staff Sergeant Sergeant
Platoon Sergeant Staff Sergeant
Master Sergeant Sergeant Major
Sergeant Major Regimental Sergeant Major
2nd Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant
1st Lieutenant 1st Lieutenant
Captain Captain
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Lt. Colonel
Colonel Brigadier

 


 

Bulgaria
Local Rank
Private Rednik
Spec 4 Efreytor
Sergeant Mladshi Serzhant
Staff Sergeant Serzhant
Platoon Sergeant Starshi Serzhant
Master Sergeant Starshina
2nd Lieutenant Leytenant
1st Lieutenant Starshi Leytenant
Captain Kapitan
Major Mayor
Lt. Colonel Podpolkovnik
Colonel Polkovnik

 


 

Czechoslovakia
Local Rank
Private Vojin
Spec 4 Svobodnik
Sergeant Desatnik
Staff Sergeant Cetar
Platoon Sergeant Rotny
Master Sergeant Rotmistr
Sergeant Major Nadrotmistr
2nd Lieutenant Porucik
1st Lieutenant Nadporucik
Captain Kapitan
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Podplukovnik
Colonel Plukovnik

 


 

France
Local Rank
Private Soldat
Spec 4 Caporal
Sergeant Sergent
Sergeant Major Sergent-chef
2nd Lieutenant Sous-lieutenant
1st Lieutenant Lieutenant
Captain Captaine
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Lt. Colonel
Colonel Colonel

 


 

Germany
Local Rank
Private Soldat
Spec 4 Gefreiter
Sergeant Unteroffizier
Staff Sergeant Feldwebel
Platoon Sergeant Oberfeldwebel
Master Sergeant Stabsfeldwebel
Sergeant Major Hauptfeldwebel
2nd Lieutenant Leutnant
1st Lieutenant Oberleutnant
Captain Hauptmann
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Oberstleutant
Colonel Oberst

 


 

Hungary
Local Rank
Private Honved
Spec 4 Örvezetö
Sergeant Tizedes
Staff Sergeant Szakaszvezetö
Platoon Sergeant Örmester
Master Sergeant Törzsörmester
Sergeant Major Fötörzsörmester
2nd Lieutenant Hadnagy
1st Lieutenant Föhadnagy
Captain Szazados
Major Örnagy
Lt. Colonel Alezredes
Colonel Ezredes

 


 

Various Former Indian States
Local Rank
(Infantry)
Local Rank
(Armoured Corps)
NCOs Sepoy Sowar
Lance Naik Acting Lance Daffadar
Naik Lance Daffadar
Havildar Daffadar
Company Quarter Master Havildar Company Quarter Master Havildar
Company Havildar Major Company Havildar Major
Regimental Quarter Master Havildar Regimental Quarter Master Havildar
Regimental Havildar Major Regimental Havildar Major
Jr. Commissioned Off. Naib Subedar Naib Risaldar
Subedar Risaldar
Subedar Major Risaldar Major
Commissioned Officers 2nd Lieutenant 2nd Lieutenant
Lieutenant Lieutenant
Captain Captain
Major Major
Lt Colonel Lt Colonel
Colonel Colonel
Brigadier Brigadier
Major General Major General
Lt General Lt General
General General

 


 

Japan
Local Rank
Recruit Hojuhei
Private Heishi
Lance Corporal Gunjin
Corporal Gocho
Sergeant Gunso
Master Sergeant Shujin
Talon Sergeant Kashira
Sergeant Major Socho
Warrent Officer Juni
2nd Lieutenant Shoi
1st Lieutenant Chui
Captain Taii
Major Shosa
Lt. Colonel Chusa
Colonel Taisa
Major General Shosho
Lt. General Chujo
General Taisho

 


 

Manchuria
Local Rank
Private Liebing
Private First Class Shangdeng Bing
Corporal Xiashi
Sergeant Zhongshi
Sergeant First Class Shangshi
2nd Lieutenant Shaowei
1st Lieutenant Zhongwei
Captain Shangwei
Major Shaoxiao
Lt. Colonel Zhongxiao
Colonel Shangxiao
Senior Colonel Daxiao
Major General Shaojiang
Lt. General Zhongjiang
General Shangjiang
General First Class Yiji Shangjiang

 


 

Poland
Local Rank
Private Szeregowiec
Spec 4 Starszy Szeregowiec
Sergeant Plutunowy
Staff Sergeant Sierzant
Platoon Sergeant Starszy Sierzant
Master Sergeant Sierzant Sztabowy
Sergeant Major Starszy Sierzant Sztabowy
2nd Lieutenant Podporucznik
1st Lieutenant Porucznik
Captain Kapitan
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Podpulkownik
Colonel Pulkownik

 


 

Romania
Local Rank
Private Soldat
Spec 4 Soldat-fruntas
Sergeant Sergeant
Staff Sergeant Sergeant Major
Platoon Sergeant Plutonier
Master Sergeant Plutonier Major
Sergeant Major Plutonier Adjutant
2nd Lieutenant Locotenant
1st Lieutenant Locotenant Major
Captain Capitan
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Locotenent Colonel
Colonel Colonel

 


 

Russia
Local Rank
Private Armeyets
Spec 4 Yefreytor
Sergeant Serzhant
Platoon Sergeant Starshiy Serzhant
Sergeant Major Starshina
2nd Lieutenant Mladshiy Leytenant
1st Lieutenant Starshiy Leytenant
Captain Kapitan
Major Major
Lt. Colonel Podpolkovnik
Colonel Polkovnik

 


 

   
   

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