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Courtesies of the British Army Part One

Instructions for all ranks when saluting your fellow reenactor. Click here to read instructions on how to salute a fellow officer.

ADDRESSING - (under arms)

Private to N.C.O.: Musket held across body Private to Comm. Off.: Recover N.C.O. to Comm. Off.: Recover N.C.O. to Private: Musket held across body Comm. Off. to N.C.O., Private: Hand Salute Comm. Off. to Major or above: Recover S.M. to Private: Hand Salute S.M. to Comm. Off.: Recover



PASSING - (under arms)

Private to N.C.O.: nothing Private to Comm. Off.: Advance Arms N.C.O. to Comm. Off., S.M.: Advance Arms N.C.O. to Private: nothing Comm. Off. to N.C.O., Private: Hand Salute Comm. Off. to Major or above: Advance Arms S.M. to N.C.O. to Private: Hand Salute S.M. to Comm. Off.: Recover


ADDRESSING - (without arms)

Private to N.C.O.: Position of Attention Private to Comm. Off., S.M.: Hat off N.C.O. to Comm. Off., S.M.: Hat off N.C.O. to Private: nothing Comm. Off. to N.C.O., Private: Hand Salute Comm. Off. to Major or above: Hand Salute S.M. to N.C.O. to Private: Hand Salute S.M. to Comm. Off.: Hand Salute



PASSING (without arms)

Private to N.C.O.: nothing Private to Comm. Off., S.M.: Hat off N.C.O. to Comm. Off., S.M.: Hat off N.C.O. to Private: nothing Comm. Off. to N.C.O., Private: Hand Salute Comm. Off. to Major or above: Hand Salute S.M. to N.C.O. to Private: Hand Salute S.M. to Comm. Off.: Hand Salute