orderly sergeant

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Noun1.orderly sergeant - the first sergeant of a company; duties formerly included the conveyance of orders
first sergeant, sergeant first class - a sergeant in the Army above the rank of staff sergeant and below master sergeant
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In Edmonton, we have anywhere from two to four privates to sergeants each and every night, 27/7/365 working unit duties like battalion orderly sergeant, regimental orderly sergeant, squadron orderly sergeant, base duty sergeant, and a handful of master corporals and privates doing duties like duty driver, duty phone NCO, and other made-up duty shifts.
The orderly sergeant asked him: "Why the glad rags" and the recruit replied: "My father said he was made a lance-corporal in the war because he wore a bowler.
One young fellow (named Bob Smith, Orderly Sergeant Co.