Rhodesia - Intaf

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Intaf Rank Insignia

Intaf ranks followed a traditional colonial structure until the war necessitated a change to become paramilitary.  The tradional rank of Cadet Grade Two and One, District Officer, Senior District Officer, Assistant District Commissioner, District Commissioner, Provincial Commissioner, Deputy Secretary and Secretary continued to be used.  The National Service and Territorial elemets of Intaf were formed into Echelons and new rank terms appeared.   

Regular District Assistants rank insignia first pattern

Regular District Assistants rank insignia second pattern

Regular District Assistants rank insignia for field dress

District Security Assistants (for the duration only)  First Pattern insignia

District Security Assistants field dress insignia

National Service Cadets rank insignia.  Cadet Grade 2 is missing

Part time NCO rank insignia (Senior Vedette, Vedette Section Leader, Vedette Detachment Leader, Staff Vedette)  First pattern rank in red

Part time NCO rank insignia (Senior Vedette, Vedette Section Leader, Vedette Detachment Leader, Staff Vedette) second pattern rank in khaki

Warrant Officers Class 2 and Class 1

Part time Officers rank insignia (Ensign, VO, SVO)

Regular Cadets and District Officers early rank insignia

Regular Officers rank insignia (DO, SDO, ADC, DC)

Examples of rank insignia being worn

William "Willie" John van Rooyen Senior District Officer

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