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MILITARY RANK - Humanities

Field label
MILITARY RANK
Field mnemonic
RK
Field name
  • Military Rank
  • Grade militaire
Field definition
This field indicates the general and specific rank, in that order, associated with the artifact. Although rank is normally determined by badges, uniform design or other criteria may also be used.
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IDENTIFICATION FIELDS
Comments
NOTE: This field has NOT been updated as part of the May 2010 Data Dictionary update. Priority for the Data Dictionary update was given to those fields that are required or strongly recommended for Artefacts Canada contribution. The Entry Rules for this field will be updated at a later date.
Entry rules
Enter the general rank followed by the specific rank if available. Attributed data should be followed by a "?". A semicolon and a space should separate multiple entries.
Data type
alpha-numeric string
Examples
  • officers
  • brigadier
  • other ranks
  • corporal
  • pilot officer ?
  • brigadier
  • officier pilote
  • caporal suppléant
  • caporal ?
Discipline
  • History
  • Military
Source
  • Canadian Museum of Civilization
  • Canadian War Museum
Field label (French)
GRADE MILITAIRE
Field mnemonic (French)
GRADE

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