orderly officer

orderly officer

n
(Military) another name for officer of the day
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The first to overcome their fear were the children, who came over to get any scraps left in the swill bins which were outside in the frozen snow, only to be frightened off by the orderly officer who waved his pistol at them.
According to Ken's best friend, the field was socked in with fog when he was ordered to take off by the orderly officer. Ken was assigned to climb to height in a Miles Master advanced trainer, check weather and come back with a report.
Wing were not amused and the pilot was awarded orderly officer duty for a fortnight.
On the first morning on board Arblaster recorded: "Reveille at 6." Next day he wrote," [I am] Orderly officer. Up in fair time.
"Orderly Officer!" a sergeant bawled from the doorway.