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1912 Handbook - Guider Uniform


Hat - Dark blue Alpine felt hat, with small plume of cock's feathers.  No chin strap.

Gauntlet Gloves - Brown

Dress - Ordinary walking dress

Shoulder Knot - White, on left shoulder

Whistle - On white lanyard

Walking stick

Badge - Enamelled monogram brooch, on necktie.

Officers' dress should be plain, nothing conspicuous.

Lieutenant - The uniform is the same as captain's, with three white stripes in chevrons on the left sleeve.  The badge is the brass monogram, and is worn on the necktie.

The picture shown is for an early Commissioner - hence the hat cockade and style of cords - but gives an idea of the general outfit.

1918 Handbook - Guider Uniform


"The uniform of the officers of the Girl Movement is a navy blue Norfolk coat and skirt with brown leather belt, navy blue felt hat turned up at the left side, and a white shirt.  Different Commissioner's badges are appointed for the different ranks.  Commissioners all wear a cord on the left shoulder with badge on the left breast and a cockade on the side of the hat with tie."

1921 POR - Guider Uniform


Skirt - Navy blue.  Not less than 8 inches off the ground.

Shirt - Navy blue

Knickers - Navy blue

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons.

Shoes & Stockings - Black

Hat - Navy blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank.  (Hatpins should not be worn).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Shoulder Knot - White on left shoulder, 6 inches long.

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

Undress Uniform

In hot weather a Navy blue cotton jumper is authorised uniform for all Guiders.

All badges (except War Service, Service Stars and Cords) must be worn on the shirt-sleeves and not on the coat.

Distinguishing Marks.

Brown Owl - Brown Cockade, brown tie, and Brown Owl's badge worn on tie.  

Tawny Owl - Brown Tie, hat turned up with Brownie Recruit badge.

Captain - Tie of light blue or company colour, navy blue cockade and green badge brooch worn just below knot of tie, Tenderfoot badge on loose ends of tie.

Lieutenant -  Tie of light blue or company colour, Tenderfoot brooch on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below knot of tie.

Sea Guide Captain/Lieutenant - Navy blue felt hat, black mohair braid round base of crown.  White pique cap cover to be worn May to September.  Hat to be turned up on left side, with badge according to rank.

County Commissioner - Dark-blue tie, gold and silver cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat.

Division Commissioner - Silver badge, cords and cockade.  (No cord round hat)

District Commissioner - Saxe blue tie, cockade and cords.

District Captain - Green tie and cockade.  White shirt if desired.

County Secretary - Red cockade, badge with red pens.

Division Secretary - White cockade, badge with white pens.

District Secretary - Navy Cockade, with white stripes and badge with white pens.

Brownie Secretary - Badge with brown crossed pens.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy-blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons

Skirt - Navy-blue

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy-blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on left side.

Shoes & Stockings - Black.

Shirt - White.

Tie - Navy-blue.

(a 'jumper' in this sense, is a cotton overshirt, not knitwear).

1924 POR - Guider Uniform


Skirt - Navy blue.  Not less than 8 inches off the ground.

Shirt - Navy blue

Knickers - Navy blue, or black

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons.

Shoes & Stockings - Black

Hat - Navy blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank.  Plain navy blue silk ribbon, one inch wide, worn round crown.  (Hatpins should not be worn).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Shoulder Knot - White woollen braid on left shoulder, 6 inches long.

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

Undress Uniform

In hot weather a Navy blue cotton overall is authorised uniform for all Guiders.

All badges (except Service Stars) must be worn on the shirt-sleeves and not on the coat.

Distinguishing Marks.

Brown Owl - Brown Cockade, brown tie, and Brown Owl's badge worn on tie.  

Tawny Owl - Brown Tie, hat turned up with Brownie Recruit badge, and Tawny Owl badge worn on tie.

Captain - Tie of light blue or company colour, navy blue cockade and green badge brooch worn just below knot of tie, Tenderfoot badge on loose ends of tie.

Lieutenant -  Tie of light blue or company colour, Tenderfoot brooch on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below knot of tie.

Sea Guide Captain/Lieutenant - Navy blue felt hat, black mohair braid round base of crown.  White pique cap cover to be worn May to September.  Hat to be turned up on left side, with badge according to rank.

County Commissioner - Dark-blue tie, white shirt, gold and silver cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat.

Division Commissioner - Dark-blue tie, white shirt, Silver badge, cords and cockade.  (No cord round hat)

District Commissioner - Saxe blue tie, white shirt, cockade and cords.

District Captain - Green tie and cockade.  White shirt if desired.

County Secretary - Red cockade, badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Division Secretary - White cockade, badge with white pens, dark blue tie.

District Secretary - Navy Cockade, with white stripes and badge with white pens, saxe blue tie.

Brownie Secretary - Badge with brown crossed pens.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy-blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons

Skirt - Navy-blue

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy-blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on left side.

Shoes & Stockings - Black.

Shirt - White.

Tie - Navy-blue.

1930 POR - Guider Uniform


Skirt - Navy blue.  

Shirt or Jumper - Navy blue*

Knickers - Navy blue, or black.

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons.

Shoes & Stockings - Black

Tie - Light blue or Company colour

Hat - Navy blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank.  Plain navy blue silk ribbon, one inch wide, worn round crown.  (Hatpins should not be worn).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

* White shirts are worn by Guiders on official occasions.  An official occasion is one at which three or more companies are grouped together.  Training weeks and camps are not in this sense official occasions.  White shirts should never be worn when it is necessary for the Guider to take off her coat.  Conferences or social occasions at which uniform is worn are appropriate to white shirts.

Undress Uniform

In hot weather a Navy blue cotton overall is authorised uniform for all Guiders.

All badges (except Service Stars) must be worn on the shirt-sleeves and not on the coat.

Distinguishing Marks.

Brown Owl - Brown Cockade, brown tie, and Brown Owl's badge worn on tie.  

Tawny Owl - Brown Tie, hat turned up with Brownie Recruit badge, and Tawny Owl badge worn on tie.

Captain - Tie of light blue or company colour, navy blue cockade, and green badge brooch worn just below knot of tie, Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Lieutenant -  Tie of light blue or company colour, Tenderfoot brooch on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below knot of tie.

Sea Guide Captain/Lieutenant - Navy blue felt hat, black mohair braid round base of crown.  White pique cap cover to be worn May to September.  Hat to be turned up on left side, with badge according to rank.  Black tie.

County Commissioner - Dark-blue tie, white shirt, gold and silver cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat.

Division Commissioner - Dark-blue tie, white shirt, Silver badge, cords and cockade.  (No cord round hat)

District Commissioner - Saxe blue tie, white shirt, cockade and cords.

District Captain - Green tie and cockade.  White shirt if desired.

County Secretary - Red cockade, badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Division Secretary - White cockade, badge with white pens, dark blue tie.

District Secretary - Navy Cockade, with white stripes and badge with white pens, saxe blue tie.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy-blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons

Skirt - Navy-blue

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy-blue felt, or straw for summer, turned up on left side.

Shoes & Stockings - Black.

Shirt - White.

Tie - Navy-blue.

1938 POR - Guider Uniform


Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

or

Overall - Blue, official pattern

Shirt or jumper - Navy blue*

Knickers - Navy blue, or black.

Shoes and stockings - Black or brown (as worn by the company).

Tie - Light blue or company colour.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank, plain navy blue silk ribbon, 1 inch wide, worn round crown.

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.


Undress Uniform

For camp, a light blue cotton overall with short sleeves, and cotton hat to match, may be worn by all Guiders.

All badges (except Service Stars) must be worn on the shirt-sleeves and not on the coat.

* White shirts are worn by Guiders on official occasions.  An official occasion is one at which three or more companies are grouped together.  Training weeks and camps are not in this sense official occasions.  White shirts should never be worn when it is necessary for the guider to take off her coat.  Conferences or social occasions at which uniform is worn are appropriate to white shirts.


Sea Ranger Guider Uniform

Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

or

Overall - Blue, official pattern

Shirt or jumper - Navy blue*

Knickers - Navy blue, or black.

Shoes and stockings - Black or brown (as worn by the company).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

Jersey - Navy blue (ordinary Guider's jumper optional

Tie - Black

Hat - with black mohair braid band, white pique cap cover to be worn from May 1st to September 30th.

Knife - On white lanyard and attached to belt on right side.

Captain's warrant brooch of blue enamel.


Distinguishing Marks

Captain - Navy blue cockade, and green badge broooch worn just below the knot of tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Lieutenant - Tenderfoot badge on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below the knot of the tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Brown Owl - Brown cockade, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Brown Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Tawny Owl - Hat turned up with Brownie recruit badge, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Tawny Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Ranger Guider- Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Cadet Ranger Guider - Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

District Captain - Green cockade and tie.

County Secretary - Red cockade in hat, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Asst County Secretary - Red and white cockade, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Division Secretary - White cockade, and badge with white pens, dark blue tie.

District Secretary - Navy cockade, with white stripes, and badge with white pens, and saxe blue tie.

County Commissioner - Gold and Silver Cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Division Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade (no cord round hat).  Navy blue tie.

District Commissioner - Saxe blue cockade and cords.  (No cord round hat).  Saxe blue tie.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons.

Skirt - Navy blue

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side.

Shoes and Stockings - Black or brown

Shirt - White

Gloves - Brown

Tenderfoot Badge - Silver

1939 POR - Guider Uniform


Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

or

Dress - Headquarters Blue, official pattern

Shirt or jumper - Navy blue*

Knickers - Blue, black or brown (leaf mould).

Shoes and stockings - Black or brown (as worn by the company).  Stockings - leaf mould.

Tie - Light blue or company colour.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank, plain navy blue silk ribbon, 1 inch wide, worn round crown.

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.


Undress Uniform

For summer or camp, a light blue cotton overall with short sleeves, and cotton hat to match, may be worn by all Guiders.

Uniform dress is official wear for all occasions.  If a coat and skirt is preferred a white shirt may be worn on occasions when three or more companies are grouped together, or for conferences or special occasions.  Training weeks and camps are not appropriate occasions for white shirts.


Sea Ranger Guider Uniform

Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

or

Overall - Headquarters Blue, official pattern

Jersey (in winter) - Navy blue

Knickers - Blue, black or brown (leaf mould).

Shoes and stockings - Black or brown (as worn by the company).  Stockings - leaf mould.

Tie - Black

Hat - Navy blue felt, with black mohair braid band, white pique cap cover to be worn from May 1st to September 30th .

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle/Knife - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

Captain's warrant brooch of blue enamel.


Distinguishing Marks

Captain - Navy blue cockade, and green badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Lieutenant - Tenderfoot badge on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below the knot of the tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Brown Owl - Brown cockade, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Brown Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Tawny Owl - Hat turned up with Brownie recruit badge, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Tawny Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Ranger Guider- Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Cadet Ranger Guider - Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

District Captain - Green cockade and tie.

County Secretary - Red cockade in hat, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Asst County Secretary - Red and white cockade, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Division Secretary - White cockade, and badge with white pens, dark blue tie.

District Secretary - Navy cockade, with white stripes, and badge with white pens, and saxe blue tie.

County Commissioner - Gold and Silver Cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Division Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade (no cord round hat).  Navy blue tie.

District Commissioner - Saxe blue cockade and cords.  (No cord round hat).  Saxe blue tie.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons.

Skirt - Navy blue

Dress - The uniform dress may be worn when not wearing cords.  (Headquarters blue).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side.

Shoes and Stockings - Black or brown (leaf mould).

Shirt - White

Gloves - Brown

Tenderfoot Badge - Silver

1943 POR - Guider Uniform


Dress - Headquarters Blue, official pattern

or

Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

Shirt or jumper - Navy blue*

Shoes - Brown.

Stockings - Brown (leaf mould).  (N.B. Black shoes and stockings may be worn if desired, but the whole company must wear the same.)

Tie - Light blue or company colour.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with badge according to rank, plain navy blue silk ribbon, 1 inch wide, worn round crown.

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side. (N.B. - The lanyard is optional, except for Sea Ranger Guiders.)

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.


The Uniform dress is official wear for all occasions.  If a coat and skirt is preferred a white shirt may be worn on occasions when three or more companies are grouped together, or for conferences or special occasions.  Training weeks and camps are not appropriate occasions for white shirts.

Undress Uniform

For summer or camp, a blue cotton overall (official pattern) with short sleeves, and cotton hat to match, may be worn by all Guiders.

Alternative Uniform (Ranger Guiders)

Jersey - Grey knitted (with long sleeves) worn outside the skirt

Hat - Navy blue beret with metal County badge above left eye.

Tie - Navy blue triangular, worn scarf-wise, with point at back of neck.  Warrant badge worn below woggle.


Sea Ranger Guider Uniform

Overall - Headquarters Blue, official pattern

or

Coat and Skirt - Navy blue, with patch pockets and black bone buttons

Jersey (in winter) - Navy blue

Shoes - Brown.

Stockings - Brown (leaf mould).  (N.B. Black shoes and stockings may be worn if desired, but the whole company must wear the same.)

Tie - Black

Hat - Navy blue felt, with black mohair braid band, white pique cap cover to be worn from May 1st to September 30th. (White pique covers are not worn in war time).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Gloves - Brown

Whistle/Knife - On white lanyard, worn round the neck, over the belt buckle and attached to belt on right side.

Title Tape - May be worn on left shoulder.

Captain's warrant brooch of blue enamel.

Alternative Uniform

Jersey - Navy blue

or (for summer wear)

Shirt - White cotton or flannel.

Tie - Black triangular, worn scarf-wise, with point at back of neck, warrant badge worn below woggle.

Hat - Navy blue beret, metal County badge over left eye.

Undress Uniform

A blue cotton overall with short sleeves and v-neck; blue cotton hat or navy blue beret.

For Boat Work

Navy blue slacks or shorts, of woollen material, may be worn, with white shirt or Sea Ranger flannel.  For working rig, navy blue dungarees may be worn.


Distinguishing Marks

Captain - Navy blue cockade, and green badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Lieutenant - Tenderfoot badge on left of hat and gilt badge brooch worn just below the knot of the tie; and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Brown Owl - Brown cockade, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Brown Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Tawny Owl - Hat turned up with Brownie recruit badge, brown or gold tie (as worn by pack), and Tawny Owl's warrant badge worn just below the knot of tie; Guide or Ranger Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Ranger Guider- Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

Cadet Ranger Guider - Navy blue cockade and red enamel badge brooch worn just below the knot of tie, and Tenderfoot badge on tie.

District Captain - Green cockade and tie.

County Secretary - Red cockade in hat, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Asst County Secretary - Red and white cockade, and badge with red pens, dark blue tie.

Division Secretary - White cockade, and badge with white pens, dark blue tie.

District Secretary - Navy cockade, with white stripes, and badge with white pens, and saxe blue tie.

County Commissioner - Gold and Silver Cords with silver cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade, silver cord round hat, navy blue tie.

Division Commissioner - Silver cords and cockade (no cord round hat).  Navy blue tie.

District Commissioner - Saxe blue cockade and cords.  (No cord round hat).  Saxe blue tie.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat - Navy blue, with patch pockets, and black bone buttons.

Skirt - Navy blue

Dress - The uniform dress may be worn when not wearing cords.  (Headquarters blue).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side with the county badge at the base of the appropriate cockade.

Shoes and Stockings - Brown (leaf mould).  (Black shoes and stockings may be worn if desired).

Shirt - White

Gloves - Brown

Tenderfoot Badge - Silver

1947 POR - Guider Uniform


"Until the new uniform can be produced in adequate quantity and an announcement is made, the old types of uniform are counted as official wear."

Skirt - Navy blue.

Shirt (official pattern) - Brownie - Light blue with navy jersey.  Guide - Light blue with navy jersey.  Ranger - grey with grey jersey.  Sea Ranger - Navy (winter), White (summer) with navy jersey.  Air Ranger - mazarine blue with mazarine blue jersey.  Extension Guider - green or grey with green or grey jersey (according to the choice of the company as a whole).  Cadet - blue with navy jersey.

or

Dress - Blue (headquarters blue) (official pattern).

Jersey - Optional; V-necked, worn over shirt and outside skirt.  Ranger Guiders and others wearing battle blouse wear the jersey inside the skirt.

Jacket - Navy blue (new official pattern).  (Guiders may, for the time being, wear a battle blouse).

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle.

Shoes and Stockings - Brown

Enrolment badge - Browne - Gilt (or according to enrolment).  Guide - Gilt.  Ranger - Red enamel.  Sea Ranger - Royal blue enamel.  Air Ranger - Pale blue enamel.  Extension Ranger - Red enamel.  Cadet - Gilt (or according to enrolment).  

Title Tape - Brownie, Guide and Cadet Guiders may wear a title tape on left shoulder.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up at the left side.

or

Beret - Navy blue tailored (official pattern).

Gloves - Brown leather.

Lanyard - Optional, except for Sea Ranger Guiders, who wear a white lanyard twisted round tie.

For Camp and Informal Occasions

Blue Cotton Overall (new design) and stitched Cotton Hat.

For Camp only

Shorts - Navy blue (Headquarters design only).

Shirt - As for ordinary uniform, or open-necked and short sleeves in cellular material.

Sea and Air Ranger Guiders who have slacks may wear them instead of shorts.

For Boat Work - Sea Ranger Guiders

Cap - Navy blue, peaked.  H.Q. official pattern (white cap cover worn from 1st May to 30th September).

Slacks - Navy blue, woollen material.

Shirt - White or navy open-necked, or rowing vest.

Shoes - White canvas.

For Air Work - Air Ranger Guiders

Beret - Navy blue.

Slacks - Navy blue, woollen material (not shorts).

Shirt and Jersey - Mazarine blue.

Working Rig

Sea Ranger Guiders - Navy blue dungarees.

Air Ranger Guiders - Navy blue boiler suit with long sleeves.


Lone Captain and Lieutenant

Uniform and Distinguishing Marks - as for ordinary Guiders, with the following exception:

Enrolment Badge - Gilt, with the letter "L" superimposed on it in blue enamel; or red "L" for Ranger Guiders.


Distinguishing Marks:

Brown Owl - Brown tie, brown cockade, brown-edged hat diamond.

Tawny Owl - Brown tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Guide Captain - Saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade, saphire blue-edged hat diamond

Guide Lieutenant - Saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Ranger Captain - Navy blue tie, navy blue cockade, navy blue-edged hat diamond.

Ranger Lieutenant - Navy blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Sea Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Sea Ranger Lieutenant - black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, navy blue-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Cadet Captain - White or saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade with white stripes, white-edged hat diamond (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

Cadet Lieutenant - White or saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

District Captain - Saphire blue tie, Saphire blue cockade with gren stripes, green-edged hat diamond.

The County Badge is worn at the base of the cockade on the hat; or in the centre of the felt diamond on the beret.

All diamond-shaped felts on berets are navy blue with appropriate coloured edging and are worn above the left eye.

Cockades are a new smaller pattern.

Tawny Owls wear a Brownie Recruit badge on the turned-up side of the hat, and Lieutenants a Tenderfoot badge.  On the beret they wear the County badge only.

On receipt of their warrants, Guiders may obtain their Warrant Badges from the local Badge Secretary. They are worn just below the knot of the tie.

Distinguishing Marks

Trefoil Guild - Wine tie, wine cockade, or wine hat ribbon (hat not turned up), or wine-edged hat diamond, worn above left eye on beret.  No stars, armlets, or badges (except Tenderfoot badge) may be worn.

Diploma'd Guiders - a three-stranded cord round the hat with two navy blue strands and one strand of the appropriate colour as follows.  On the beret the cord is worn round the top of the band.  Brownie - brown, Guide - saphire blue, Ranger - red, Camp - green, Chief's Diploma - navy and gold cord.

Certified Trainer - Ribbon 1/2 inch wide round the had in colours as for Diploma'd Guiders, except for Ranger Trainers, who wear a very narrow piece of red ribbon showing above a 1/2 inch navy blue ribbon.  On the beret the ribbon is worn round the top of the band.

Headquarters Instructor - Metal badges worn on left lapel of coat or on left side of dress or shirt.


Commissioner Uniform:

Skirt - Navy blue (official pattern)

Coat - Navy blue (official pattern)

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Shoes and Stockings - Brown.

Shirt - White (official pattern).

Tie - Navy blue.

Enrolment Badge - Silver

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with the county badge at the base of the appropriate cockade.

Gloves - Brown leather.

For Informal Occasions: Blue shirt and skirt or dress, as for Guiders, with felt hat or Guider's tailored beret.

Distinguishing Marks:

County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond.

Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond.

Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, no hat cord, hyacinth blue-edged hat diamond.

President - Purple tie, purple cockade with gold, purple and silver bars, gold and silver hat cords, 

Chief Ranger of the British Empire - Navy blue tie, gold cockade with stripes of red, royal and light blue, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with stripes of red and two shades of blue.

Chief Guide - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord.

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council - Navy blue tie, silver cockade, Headquarters badge (navy blue enamel bar with silver lettering) worn on left lapel.

Chief Commissioner - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord, gold metal badge worn on coat lapel.

Branch or Section Commissioner (Imperial Headquarters) - Navy blue tie, silver cockade, Headquarters badge worn on left lapel.

County Secretary - Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold and tawny red badge.

Assistant County Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

County Lone Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

County Extension Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

Division Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Silver and tawny red badge.

Assistant Division Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Silver and tawny red badge.

District Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Hyacinth and tawny red badge.

Assistant District Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Hyacinth blue and tawny red badge.

1950 POR - Guider Uniform


Skirt and Battle Blouse - Navy blue.

Shirt - Headquarters blue (official pattern).  (A white shirt may be worn on suitable occasions at the discretion of the County Committee).

Belt - Brown leather

Shoes - Brown

Stockings - Headquarters standard colour.

Enrolment Badge - Brownie Guide and Cadet - Gilt (or according to enrolment), Land Ranger - Red enamel, Sea Ranger - Royal blue enamel, Air Ranger - Pale blue enamel.

Beret - Navy blue tailored (official pattern)

or

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up left side.  (Sea Ranger Guiders, when with their crew, may wear white cap covers from 1st May to 30th September.

Tie - open ended, colour according to role.

Gloves (if worn) - Brown leather.

Title Tapes - if desired, Brownie, Guide and Cadet Guiders may wear a title tape on left sholder of shirt.

Flashes - If desired, Ranger Guiders may wear flashes on sleeves of battle blouse.

Lanyard - White (optional)

Alternative

Headquarters blue dress (when available)

For Ranger Guiders - Land Rangers - Silver grey shirt.  Sea Rangers - Navy blue shirt.  Air Rangers - Pale blue shirt.

For Camp and Informal Occasions

a) Headquarters blue cellular shirt with navy blue skirt.  Navy blue V-necked jersey or cardigan.

b) Blue cotton overall (Headquarters pattern).

c) Shorts (Headquarters pattern) may be worn on the camp site only.  Ranger Guiders who have slacks may wear them instead of shorts.

For Boat Work - Sea Ranger Guiders

Cap - Navy blue, peaked.  Headquarters official pattern with special badge (white cap cover worn from 1st May to 30th September).

Slacks - Navy blue, woollen material.

Shirt - White or navy open-necked, or rowing vest.

Shoes - White canvas.

For Air Work - Air Ranger Guiders

Beret - Navy blue.

Slacks - Navy blue, woollen material (not shorts).

Shirt - Pale blue.

Working Rig

For special activities, such as car, boat or plane maintenance, all Guiders may wear navy blue boiler suit with long sleeves or navy blue dungarees and blue shirt.

Lone Captain and Lieutenant

Uniform and Distinguishing Marks - as for ordinary Guiders, with the following exception:

Enrolment Badge - Gilt, with the letter "L" superimposed on it in blue enamel; or red "L" for Ranger Guiders.

Extension Ranger Guiders

Uniform and Distinguishing Marks - as for ordinary Guiders, with the following exception:

Alternative (if worn by whole company): Green shirt, and flash on battle blouse, green on navy ground.


Distinguishing Marks:

Brown Owl - Brown tie, brown cockade, brown-edged hat diamond.

Tawny Owl - Brown tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Guide Captain - Saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade, saphire blue-edged hat diamond

Guide Lieutenant - Saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Land Ranger Captain - Navy blue tie, navy blue cockade, red-edged hat diamond.

Land Ranger Lieutenant - Navy blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Sea Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Red-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Sea Ranger Lieutenant - black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Red-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Cadet Captain - White or saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade with white stripe, white-edged hat diamond (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

Cadet Lieutenant - White or saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

District Captain - Tie according to warrant held, cockade according to warrant held with green horizontal stripe, green-edged hat diamond.

The County Badge is worn at the base of the cockade on the hat; or in the centre of the felt diamond on the beret.

All diamond-shaped felts on berets are navy blue with appropriate coloured edging and are worn above the left eye.

Cockades must be of the present Headquarters pattern.

Tawny Owls wear a Brownie Recruit badge on the turned-up side of the hat, and Lieutenants a Tenderfoot badge.  On the beret they wear the County badge only.

On receipt of their warrants, Guiders may obtain their Warrant Badges from the local Badge Secretary. They are worn just below the knot of the tie.

Distinguishing Marks

Trefoil Guild - Uniform for Trefoil Guild is not desirable, except when undertaking the duties of an active Guiders - Wine tie, wine cockade, or wine hat ribbon (hat not turned up), or wine-edged hat diamond, worn above left eye on beret.  Trefoil Guild badge worn on tie.

Diploma'd Guiders - a three-stranded cord round the hat with two navy blue strands and one strand of the appropriate colour as follows.  On the beret the cord is worn round the top of the band.  Brownie - brown, Guide - saphire blue, Ranger - red, Camp - green, Chief's Diploma - gold.

Certified Trainer - Ribbon 1/2 inch wide round the had in colours as for Diploma'd Guiders, except for Ranger Trainers, who wear a very narrow piece of red ribbon showing above a 1/2 inch navy blue ribbon.  On the beret the ribbon is worn round the top of the band.

Headquarters Instructor - Metal badges worn on left lapel of coat or on left side of dress or shirt.


Commissioner Uniform:

Skirt - Navy blue (official pattern)

Coat - Navy blue (official pattern)

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Shoes - Brown

Stockings - Headquarters standard colour.

Shirt - White (official pattern).

Tie - Navy blue.

Enrolment Badge - Silver

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with the county badge at the base of the appropriate cockade.

or

Beret - Navy blue tailored (official pattern) with county badge at base of appropriate cockade (above left eye).

Gloves - Brown leather.

Alternative:

a) White or Headquarters blue shirt, battle blouse and navy blue skirt with felt had; or tailored beret with either the appropriate cockade or diamond-shaped felt.

b) Dress (official pattern) when available.


Distinguishing Marks:

County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond.

Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond.

Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, no hat cord, hyacinth blue-edged hat diamond.

President - Purple tie, purple cockade with gold, purple and silver bars, gold and silver hat cords, 

Chief Ranger of the British Empire - Navy blue tie, gold cockade with stripes of red, royal and light blue, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with stripes of red and two shades of blue.

Commodore of the Sea Ranger Section - Black tie, navy blue cockade with gold stripe, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with piece of light blue braid, white lanyard, Tenderfoot Badge with royal blue enamel.

Chief Guide - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord.

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council - Navy blue tie, silver cockade, Headquarters badge (navy blue enamel bar with silver lettering) worn on left lapel.

Chief Commissioner - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord, gold metal badge worn on coat lapel.

Branch or Section Commissioner (Imperial Headquarters) - Navy blue tie, silver cockade, Headquarters badge worn on left lapel.

County Secretary - Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold and tawny red badge.

Assistant County Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

County Lone Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

County Extension Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Gold, silver and tawny red badge.

Division Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Silver and tawny red badge.

Assistant Division Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Silver and tawny red badge.

District Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Hyacinth and tawny red badge.

Assistant District Secretary -  Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Hyacinth blue and tawny red badge.

County Representatives (Empire, International, Music, Drama, Public Relations) - Navy blue tie, Navy blue cockade with silver stripe.

1953 POR - Guider Uniform


Skirt and Battle Blouse - Navy blue.

Shirt - Headquarters blue (official pattern).  (A white shirt may be worn on suitable occasions at the discretion of the County Committee).

Belt - Brown leather

Shoes - Brown

Stockings - Headquarters standard colour.

Enrolment Badge - Brownie Guide and Cadet - Gilt (or according to enrolment), Land Ranger - Red enamel, Sea Ranger - Royal blue enamel, Air Ranger - Pale blue enamel.

Beret - Navy blue tailored (official pattern)

or

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up left side.  (Sea Ranger Guiders may, if they prefer, wear the hat as a tricorne with the Sea Ranger Guiders cap badge in the centre front but no cockade.  Sea Ranger Guiders may wear white cap covers from 1st May to 30th September.

Tie - open ended, colour according to role.

Gloves (if worn) - Brown leather.

Title Tapes - if desired, Brownie, Guide and Cadet Guiders may wear a title tape on left sholder of shirt.

Flashes - If desired, Ranger Guiders may wear flashes on sleeves of battle blouse.

Lanyard (optional except for Sea Ranger Guiders) - White, or green (if holder of Camper's Licence), or buff (if holder of Pack Holiday Permit)

Alternative

a) Headquarters blue dress

b) For Ranger Guiders - Land Rangers - Silver grey shirt.  Sea Rangers - Navy blue shirt.  Air Rangers - Pale blue shirt.

For Camp and Informal Occasions

a) Headquarters blue cellular shirt with navy blue skirt.  Navy blue V-necked jersey or cardigan.

b) Blue cotton overall (Headquarters pattern).

c) Shorts (Headquarters pattern) may be worn on the camp site only.  Ranger Guiders who have slacks may wear them instead of shorts.

d) Navy stitched hat - Headquarters style.

Working Rig

For special activities such as car, boat or plane maintenance, Ranger Guiders may wear:

Hat: Land - Navy blue beret.  Sea - Navy blue peaked cap, Headquarters official pattern, with special badge (white cap cover worn from 1st May to 30th September).  Air - Navy blue beret.

Slacks - Navy blue.

Shirts - Land - Grey, Sea - White or navy open-necked or rowing vest.  Air - pale blue.

Shoes - White canvas.

When required a navy blue boiler suit with long sleeves or navy blue dungarees and blue shirt may be worn.

Lone Captain and Lieutenant

Uniform and Distinguishing Marks - as for ordinary Guiders, with the following exception:

Enrolment Badge - Gilt, with the letter "L" superimposed on it in blue enamel; or red "L" for Ranger Guiders.

Extension Ranger Guiders

Uniform and Distinguishing Marks - as for ordinary Guiders, with the following exception:

Alternative (if worn by whole company): Green shirt, and flash on battle blouse, green on navy ground.


Distinguishing Marks:

Brown Owl - Brown tie, brown cockade, brown-edged hat diamond.

Tawny Owl - Brown tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Guide Captain - Saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade, saphire blue-edged hat diamond

Guide Lieutenant - Saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Land Ranger Captain - Navy blue tie, navy blue cockade, red-edged hat diamond.

Land Ranger Lieutenant - Navy blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.

Sea Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Red-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Sea Ranger Lieutenant - black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Red-edged hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Air Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  Black mohair band round hat.

Cadet Captain - White or saphire blue tie, saphire blue cockade with white stripe, white-edged hat diamond (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

Cadet Lieutenant - White or saphire blue tie, no cockade, no hat diamond.  (Cadet Guiders wear a saphire blue tie if wearing a white shirt).

District Captain - Tie according to warrant held, cockade according to warrant held with green horizontal stripe, green-edged hat diamond.

The County Badge is worn at the base of the cockade on the hat; or in the centre of the felt diamond on the beret.

All diamond-shaped felts on berets are navy blue with appropriate coloured edging and are worn above the left eye.

Cockades must be of the present Headquarters pattern.

Tawny Owls wear a Brownie Recruit badge on the turned-up side of the hat, and Lieutenants a Tenderfoot badge.  On the beret they wear the County badge only.


Distinguishing Marks

Trefoil Guild - Uniform for Trefoil Guild is not desirable, except when undertaking the duties of an active Guiders - Wine tie, wine cockade, or wine hat ribbon (hat not turned up), or wine-edged hat diamond, worn above left eye on beret.  Trefoil Guild badge worn on tie.  Ex-Ranger members of the Trefoil Guild under the age of 25 may, with the Commissioner's permission, wear their Ranger uniform should they take part in any special Ranger activities.

Diploma'd Guiders - a three-stranded cord round the hat with two navy blue strands and one strand of the appropriate colour as follows.  On the beret the cord is worn round the top of the band.  Brownie - brown, Guide - saphire blue, Ranger - red, Camp - green, Chief's Diploma - gold.

Certified Trainer - Ribbon 1/2 inch wide round the had in colours as for Diploma'd Guiders, except for Ranger Trainers, who wear a very narrow piece of red ribbon showing above a 1/2 inch navy blue ribbon.  On the beret the ribbon is worn round the top of the band.

Headquarters Instructor - Metal badges worn on left lapel of coat or on left side of dress or shirt.


Commissioner Uniform:

Skirt - Navy blue (official pattern)

Coat - Navy blue (official pattern)

Belt - Brown leather, with official buckle, worn over coat.

Shoes - Brown

Stockings - Headquarters standard colour.

Shirt - White (official pattern).

Tie - Navy blue.

Enrolment Badge - Silver

Lapel Badge - Colour according to rank, worn on the left lapel of uniform coat or over centre of left breast pocket of battleblouse or uniform dress.

Hat - Navy blue felt, turned up on the left side, with the county badge at the base of the appropriate cockade.

or

Beret - Navy blue tailored (official pattern) with county badge at base of appropriate cockade (above left eye).

Gloves - Brown leather.

Alternative:

a) White or Headquarters blue shirt, navy battle blouse and navy blue skirt.  Felt hat with appropriate cockade or tailored beret with either the appropriate cockade or diamond-shaped felt.

b) Dress (official pattern).


Distinguishing Marks:

County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond, silver lapel badge with gold enamel

Assistant County Commissioner - Silver cockade, silver hat cord or silver-edged hat diamond, silver lapel badge with gold enamel

Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond, silver coloured metal lapel badge with white enamel.

Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, no hat cord, silver-edged hat diamond, silver coloured metal lapel badge with white enamel.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, no hat cord, hyacinth blue-edged hat diamond, Silver coloured metal lapel badge with blue enamel

President - Purple tie, purple cockade with gold, purple and silver bars, gold and silver hat cords, 

Chief Ranger of the British Empire - Navy blue tie, gold cockade with stripes of red, royal and light blue, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with stripes of red and two shades of blue.

Commodore of the Sea Ranger Section - Black tie, navy blue cockade with gold stripe, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with piece of light blue braid, white lanyard, Tenderfoot Badge with royal blue enamel.

Chief Guide - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord.

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council - Navy blue tie, silver cockade, Headquarters badge (navy blue enamel bar with silver lettering) worn on left lapel.

Chief Commissioner - Navy blue tie, gold cockade, gold hat cord, gold cockade with two red horizontal bars at base, gold lapel badge.

Branch or Section Adviser or Commissioner (Imperial Headquarters) - Navy blue tie, silver cockade with two red horizontal bars at base, Headquarters badge worn on left lapel.

Imperial Headquarters Department Secretary of Guider-in-Charge of an IHQ Training Centre - Navy cockade with two red horizontal bars at base, Headquarters badge on left lapel.  (Assistant - one red bar on cockade).

Secretaries - Tawny red tie, cockade and tawny-red edged hat diamond.  Lapel Bar in Tawny red with gold lettering.

County Representatives and Chairmen of County Sub-Committees - Navy blue tie, Navy blue cockade with silver stripe.

1960 POR - Guider Uniform 


Coat and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - H.Q. blue, long or short sleeves

Belt (official buckle) - Brown leather

Hat (official pattern) - Blue felt, brim turned up on left side

or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue tailored

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown; of a suitable pattern

Gloves (optional) - Brown.

Note: (i) Undergarments are to be suitable in length, colour and texture.

(ii) The old uniform may be worn by those who already posess it.

Alternative to Coat and Skirt - Cardigan or V-neck Pullover - Navy blue

and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue.

Tie (with shirt or dress) - According to appointment

Shirt - H.Q. blue or Section colour

Title Tape (optional) - Accoring to registration

Cockade (if any) - According to appointment

Lanyard (optional) - White or according to qualification

Badge - Gilt or according to enrolment or investiture

Country, Territory or County Badge - Metal

For Camp and Informal Occasions

Threepiece Outfit (skirt, shorts and blouse) - Navy blue; paper pattern and material only supplied

or Shorts or Slacks - Navy blue; Guider or Senior Branch H.Q. style (on camp sites only)

or Skirt - Navy blue; sailcloth

with Shirt - H.Q. blue; cellular type

Tie (optional) - According to appointment

Hat (official pattern) - Navy blue; stitched.

Working Rig for Section Activities (Rangers only)

Boiler Suit - Navy blue; long sleeves

or Dungarees - Navy blue

with Shirt - Blue

or Slacks - Navy blue

with Shirt - Section colour; open neck

With navy blue beret (Land and Air), Sea Section The Ranger Guider's cap badge is worn on the beret.  Alternatively the peaked cap with white cover and cap badge may be worn.

The Sea Ranger Guider Hat may be worn as a tricorne with the Sea Ranger Guider's cap badge centre front instead of cockade/County badge; the Country, Territory or County Badge (silk or cloth) is worn on the left shoulder and not on the hat.  Neither cover nor band is worn with the beret.

Distinguishing Marks

Brown Owl - Brown tie, Brown cockade, Navy blue beret flash with brown edging, Owl's Head warrant badge (Gilt with brown for overseas territories)

Tawny Owl - Brown tie, no cockade, navy blue beret flash (optional), Owl warrant badge (Gilt for overseas territories)

Guide Captain - Sapphire blue tie, Sapphire Blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with sapphire blue edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with green

Guide Lieutenant - Sapphire blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

Land Ranger Captain - Navy blue tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with red

Land Ranger Lieutenant - Navy blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt warrant Badge

Sea Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with royal blue, White hat cover, black mohair hat band.

Sea Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge, black mohair hat band.

Air Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with pale blue

Air Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

Cadet Captain - White or Sapphire blue tie, Sapphire blue beret cockade with white bar, Navy blue beret flash with white edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with white

Cadet Lieutenant - White or Sapphire blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

District Captain - Tie according to warrant, Cockade according to warrant with one green bar, Navy blue beret flash with green edging, Warrant Badge according to warrant.

Lone Guider - Distinguishing marks as for section, Tenderfoot badge Gilt with L superimposed in blue (Guide Guider) or red (Ranger Guider).

Staff of CHQ and CHQ Training Centres: Tie - HQ red, Beret Flash - Navy blue with one red bar

Diploma'd Guider: Cord- two strands of navy blue and one of diploma colour: Brownie - Brown, Guide - Sapphire Blue, Ranger - Red, Camp - Green, Chief's - Gold.

Certificated Trainer - Ribbon (1/2 inch wide, colour as for Diploma'd Guider above.

Headquarters Instructor - Lapel Bar: 'H.L.'; navy blue with silver

CHQ Full-time Trainer: Cockade - according to branch with one yellow bar.

Commissioner Uniform

Coat and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - H.Q. blue, long or short sleeves

Belt (official buckle) - Brown leather

Hat (official pattern) - Blue felt, brim turned up on left side

or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue tailored

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown; of a suitable pattern

Gloves (optional) - Brown

Note (i) Undergarments are to be suitable in length, colour and texture.

(ii) The old uniform may be worn by those who already possess it.

Shirt - (official pattern) - White; or blue for unofficial occasions.

Tie (with shirt or dress) - Navy blue or according to appointment

Cockade (official pattern) - silver or according to appointment

Cord or Ribbon (if any) on hat or beret - According to appointment or qualification

Badge - Silver

Country, Territory or County Badge - Metal

Distinguishing Marks

The President - Purple Cockade with gold, purple and silver bars, Gold & Silver Hat Cord, Purple, Gold and Silver Cords, Purple Tie

The Chief Ranger of the British Commonwealth and Empire - Gold Cockade with bars of red, royal and light blue, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with bars of red, royal and light blue.

The Commodore of the Sea Ranger Section - Navy blue cockade with gold bar, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with bar of light blue, black tie, royal blue badge, white lanyard

The Chief Guide - Gold cockade, gold cord

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council - Lapel bar "Commonwealth Headquarters" or "Headquarters" navy blue with silver

The Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with two red bars, gold cord, gold lapel badge

The Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold cockade, gold cord, gold lapel badge, Country's badge on Cockade.

County Commissioner/Assistant County Commissioner - lapel badge silver colour with gold, silver cord, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver lapel badge with white, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

District Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue cockade with one silver bar, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

Secretary (for an Overseas Territory, County, Division, or District Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red cockade, tawny red tie, Lapel Bar "Secretary" tawny red with gold, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

1964 (March) POR - Guider Uniform


Coat and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue, long or short sleeves

Belt (official buckle) - Brown leather

Hat (official pattern) - Blue felt, brim turned up on left side

or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue tailored

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown or black leather; of a suitable pattern

Gloves (optional) - Brown.

Note: (i) Undergarments are to be suitable in length, colour and texture.

(ii) The old uniform may be worn by those who already posess it.

Alternative to Coat and Skirt

Cardigan or V-neck Pullover - Navy blue

and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue.

Tie (with shirt or dress) - According to appointment

Shirt - Guide blue or Section colour

Title Tape (optional) - According to registration

Cockade (if any) - According to appointment

Lanyard (optional) - White or according to qualification

Badge - Gilt or according to enrolment or investiture

Country, Territory or County Badge - Metal

For Camp and Informal Occasions

Skirt - Navy blue; sailcloth

with Shirt - Guide blue; cellular type

or (on camp sites only) -Shorts or Slacks - Navy blue; Guider or Senior Branch H.Q. style

Tie (optional) - According to appointment

Hat (official pattern) - Navy blue; stitched.

Anorak or Windcheater - Navy or Guide blue

Working Rig for Section Activities (Rangers only)

Boiler Suit - Navy blue; long sleeves

or Dungarees - Navy blue

with Shirt - Blue

or Slacks - Navy blue

with Shirt - Section colour; open neck

With navy blue beret (Land and Air), Sea Section The Ranger Guider's cap badge is worn on the beret.  Alternatively the peaked cap with white cover and cap badge may be worn.

The Sea Ranger Guider Hat may be worn as a tricorne with the Sea Ranger Guider's cap badge centre front instead of cockade/County badge; the Country, Territory or County Badge (silk or cloth) is worn on the left shoulder and not on the hat.  Neither cover nor band is worn with the beret.


Distinguishing Marks

Brown Owl - Brown tie, Brown cockade, Navy blue beret flash with brown edging, Owl's Head warrant badge (Gilt with brown for overseas territories)

Tawny Owl - Brown tie, no cockade, navy blue beret flash (optional), Owl warrant badge (Gilt for overseas territories)

Guide Captain - Sapphire blue tie, Sapphire Blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with sapphire blue edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with green

Guide Lieutenant - Sapphire blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

Land Ranger Captain - Navy blue tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with red

Land Ranger Lieutenant - Navy blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt warrant Badge

Sea Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with royal blue, White hat cover, black mohair hat band.

Sea Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge, black mohair hat band.

Air Ranger Captain - Black tie, Navy blue cockade, Navy blue beret flash with red edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with pale blue

Air Ranger Lieutenant - Black tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

Cadet Captain - White or Sapphire blue tie, Sapphire blue beret cockade with white bar, Navy blue beret flash with white edging, Gilt Warrant Badge with white

Cadet Lieutenant - White or Sapphire blue tie, no cockade, Navy blue beret flash (optional), Gilt Warrant Badge

District Captain - Tie according to warrant, Cockade according to warrant with one green bar, Navy blue beret flash with green edging, Warrant Badge according to warrant.

Lone Guider - Distinguishing marks as for section, Tenderfoot badge Gilt with L superimposed in blue (Guide Guider) or red (Ranger Guider).

Staff of CHQ and CHQ Training Centres: Tie - HQ red, Beret Flash - Navy blue with one red bar

Diploma'd Guider: Cord- two strands of navy blue and one of diploma colour: Brownie - Brown, Guide - Sapphire Blue, Ranger - Red, Camp - Green, Chief's - Gold.

Certificated Trainer - Ribbon (1/2 inch wide, colour as for Diploma'd Guider above.

Headquarters Instructor - Lapel Bar: 'H.L.'; navy blue with silver

CHQ Full-time Trainer: Cockade - according to branch with one yellow bar.


Commissioner Uniform

Coat and Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue, long or short sleeves

Belt (official buckle) - Brown leather

Hat (official pattern) - Blue felt, brim turned up on left side

or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue tailored

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown or black leather; of a suitable pattern

Gloves (optional) - Brown

Note (i) Undergarments are to be suitable in length, colour and texture.

(ii) The old uniform may be worn by those who already possess it.

Shirt - (official pattern) - White; or blue for unofficial occasions.

Tie (with shirt or dress) - Navy blue or according to appointment

Cockade (official pattern) - According to appointment

Cord or Ribbon (if any) on hat or beret - According to appointment or qualification

Badge - Silver

Country, Territory or County Badge - Metal


Distinguishing Marks

The President - Purple Cockade with gold, purple and silver bars, Gold & Silver Hat Cord, Purple, Gold and Silver Cords, Purple Tie

The Chief Ranger of the British Commonwealth and Empire - Gold Cockade with bars of red, royal and Guide blue, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with bars of red, royal and Guide blue.

The Commodore of the Sea Ranger Section - Navy blue cockade with gold bar, gold hat cord, shoulder straps with bar of Guide blue, black tie, royal blue badge, white lanyard

The Chief Guide - Gold cockade, gold cord

Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Council - Silver cockade with three red bars.

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee of the Council - Silver with two red bars

Members of the Executive Committee of the Council - Lapel bar "Commonwealth Headquarters" or "Headquarters" navy blue with silver

The Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with two red bars, gold cord, gold lapel badge

The Deputy Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with two red bars, gold cord, gold coloured lapel badge.

The Chief Commissioner for Overseas - Cold cockade with two red bars, gold cord, gold colour lapel badge

The Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold cockade, gold cord, gold lapel badge, Country's badge on Cockade.

County Commissioner/Assistant County Commissioner - lapel badge silver colour with gold, silver cord, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver lapel badge with white, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

District Commissioner, Assistant District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue cockade with one silver bar, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

Secretary (for an Overseas Territory, County, Division, or District Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red cockade, tawny red tie, Lapel Bar "Secretary" tawny red with gold, Country, Territory or County Badge on Cockade.

1969 POR - Guider Uniform


General Appearance

1) a) Hair should be worn in a neat and suitable style.

b) Handbags (if carried) should be navy blue and of the official pattern.

c) Umbrellas (if carried) should be navy blue or black.

d) No jewellery is worn in uniform, with the exception of wedding, engagement or signet rings.

e) Uniform and mufti must not be mixed.

Adult Uniform

Jacket and Skirt (official pattern) Navy blue

or

Cardigan or V-neck Jersey - Navy blue

with 

Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

Blouse (official pattern) - Blue and white check

Cap or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue with cockade or flash according to appointment.

Crossover Ribbon - Navy blue or according to appointment.

Badge - Gilt or according to enrolment or investiture

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown or black leather of a suitable pattern.

Gloves (optional) - Brown or black.

Summer Uniform

Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

Crossover Ribbon - Worn only when dress is fastened at the neck.

Informal Occasions

Skirt, Slacks, Jeans or Shorts - Navy blue

with

Shirt (official pattern) - Guide blue, cellular

Camp Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

over

Shirt (optional) (official pattern) - Guide blue, cellular

with 

Belt (optional) - Same material as dress, or brown leather official pattern

Anorak or Windcheater - Navy or Guide blue

The holder of a Camper's Licence may wear a green lanyard in camp.

The holder of a Pack Holiday Permit may wear a buff lanyard in camp.


Distinguishing Marks

The President - Gold cockade with silver butt, gold lapel badge with blue enamel.

The Chief Guide - Gold cockade, gold cord.

Chairman of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Members of the Executive Committee - Slver cockade, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

The Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with three red bars, Gold colour lapel badge.

The Deputy Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with two red bars, gold colour lapel badge.

The Chief Commissioner/Deputy Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold cockade, gold colour lapel badge, Country's badge on cockade.

The Commissioner for Branch Associations - Silver cockade with two red bars, Silver colour lapel badge with gold.

The President of a Country, or Branch Association - Lapel badge 'President' navy blue with gilt, Country badge in place of cockade.

Adviser to the Chief Commissioner, Chairman of a Sub-Committee of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to  the Adviser to the Chief Commissioner - Silver cockade with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

General Secretary - Navy blue cockade with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

National Director of an Affiliated Society - Silver cockade with gold tip, Badge of the Affiliated Society on lapel.

Deputy General Secretary, Head of Department, Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to Head of Department or Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Travelling Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade with one yellow bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Salaried Trainer - Navy blue cockade with one yellow bar, Trainer's badge on lapel.

County President - 'President' badge in navy blue with gilt.

County Commissioner, Assistant County Commissioner, Commissioner for a Branch Association - Silver cockade with gold tip, Silver colour lapel badge with gold, Country or County badge on cockade.

Members of Country's Committee, Country's Advisers and Assistant Advisers - Silver cockade, lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the country, in navy blue with silver, country's badge on cockade.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, Silver colour lapel badge with white, Country or County badge on cockade.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country or County badge on cockade.

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue cockade with one silver bar, Country or County badge on cockade.

Secretary for a Branch Association, County, Division or District; Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red cockade, 'Secretary' lapel badge in tawny red with gold, Navy crossover ribbon with one tawny red stripe, Country, or County badge on cockade.

Ranger Guider- Navy crossover ribbon tie with two aquamarine stripes, navy hat diamond with aquamarine edging.

Assistant Ranger Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one aquamarine stripe, navy hat diamond.

Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two Guide blue stripes, navy hat diamond with Guide blue edging.

Assistant Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one Guide blue stripe navy hat diamond.

Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two yellow stripes, navy hat diamond with yellow edging.

Assistant Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one yellow stripe, navy hat diamond.

Headquarters Staff - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one red stripe.

District Assistant - Navy hat diamond with Hyacinth blue edging.

Cadet Guider - Navy blue crossover ribbon with two white stripes, navy hat diamond with white edging.

Air Ranger Guider - Navy blue crossover ribbon with two pale blue stripes, navy hat diamond with pale blue edging.

Land Ranger Guider - Navy blue crossover ribbon with two red stripes, navy hat diamond with red edging.

Sea Ranger Guider - Blouse (official pattern) white, Tie - black, Hat (official pattern) navy blue tricorn with white cover and black mohair band, navy blue cloth hat badge with gold wire embroidered trefoil.

Guider not holding a warrant - Navy blue ribbon tab tie, navy hat diamond.

1973 POR - Guider Uniform


General Appearance

1) a) Hair should be worn in a neat and suitable style.

b) Handbags (if carried) should be navy blue official pattern.

c) Umbrellas (if carried) should be navy blue or black.

d) No jewellery is worn in uniform, with the exception of wedding, engagement or signet rings.

e) Uniform and mufti must not be mixed.

Adult Uniform

Jacket and Skirt (official pattern) Navy blue

or

Cardigan or V-neck Jersey - Navy blue

with 

Skirt (official pattern) - Navy blue

Blouse (official pattern) - Blue and white check

Cap or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue with cockade or flash according to appointment.

Crossover Ribbon - Navy blue or according to appointment.

Badge - Gilt or according to enrolment or investiture.  Silver for Commissioners or Secretaries.

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown, black or navy leather of a suitable pattern.

Gloves (optional) - to match shoes.

Summer Uniform

Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

Crossover Ribbon - Worn only when dress is fastened at the neck.

For informal occasions the dress is worn open at the neck without the crossover ribbon.

For an Appropriate Activity or Occasion

Skirt, Slacks, Jeans or Shorts - Navy blue

with

Shirt (official pattern) - Guide blue

Track Suit - Royal blue

Camp Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

over

Shirt (optional) (official pattern) - Guide blue, cellular

with 

Belt (optional) - Same material as dress, or brown leather official pattern

Anorak or Windcheater - Navy blue

The holder of a Camper's Licence may wear a green lanyard in camp.

The holder of a Pack Holiday Permit may wear a buff lanyard on pack holiday.


Distinguishing Marks

The President - Gold cockade with silver butt, gold lapel badge with blue enamel.

The Chief Guide - Gold cockade, gold cord.

Chairman of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Vice-Chairman of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Members of the Executive Committee - Slver cockade, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

The Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with three red bars, Gold colour lapel badge.

The Deputy Chief Commissioner - Gold cockade with two red bars, gold colour lapel badge.

The Chief Commissioner/Deputy Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold cockade, gold colour lapel badge, Country's badge on cockade.

The Commissioner for Branch Associations - Silver cockade with two red bars, Silver colour lapel badge with gold.

The President of a Country, or Branch Association - Lapel badge 'President' navy blue with gilt, Country badge in place of cockade.

Adviser to the Chief Commissioner, Chairman of a Sub-Committee of the Executive Committee - Silver cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to  the Adviser to the Chief Commissioner - Silver cockade with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

General Secretary - Navy blue cockade with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

National Director of an Affiliated Society - Silver cockade with gold tip, Badge of the Affiliated Society on lapel.

Deputy General Secretary, Head of Department, Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue cockade with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to Head of Department or Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Travelling Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade with one yellow bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Salaried Trainer - Navy blue cockade with one yellow bar, Trainer's badge on lapel.

County President - 'President' badge in navy blue with gilt.

County Commissioner, Assistant County Commissioner, Commissioner for a Branch Association - Silver cockade with gold tip, Silver colour lapel badge with gold, Country or County badge on cockade.

Members of Country's Committee, Country's Advisers and Assistant Advisers - Silver cockade, lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the country, in navy blue with silver, country's badge on cockade.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver cockade, Silver colour lapel badge with white, Country or County badge on cockade.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue cockade, silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country or County badge on cockade.

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue cockade with one silver bar, Country or County badge on cockade.

Secretary for a Branch Association, County, Division or District; Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red cockade, 'Secretary' lapel badge in tawny red with gold, Navy crossover ribbon with one tawny red stripe, Country, or County badge on cockade.

Ranger Guider- Navy crossover ribbon tie with two aquamarine stripes, navy hat diamond with aquamarine edging.

Assistant Ranger Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one aquamarine stripe, navy hat diamond.

Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two Guide blue stripes, navy hat diamond with Guide blue edging.

Assistant Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one Guide blue stripe navy hat diamond.

Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two yellow stripes, navy hat diamond with yellow edging.

Assistant Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one yellow stripe, navy hat diamond.

Headquarters Staff - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one red stripe.

1977 POR - Guider Uniform


General Appearance

1) a) Hair should be worn in a neat and suitable style.

b) Handbags (if carried) should be navy blue official pattern.

c) Umbrellas (if carried) should be navy blue or black.

d) No jewellery is worn in uniform, with the exception of wedding, engagement or signet rings, plain gold or silver ear studs or sleepers.

e) Uniform and mufti must not be mixed.

Adult Uniform

Skirt or Pinafore Dress (official pattern) Navy blue

and Blouse (offical pattern) - Blue and white check

with Jacket (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Cardigan - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

Cap or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue with flash according to appointment.

Crossover Ribbon - Navy blue or according to appointment.

Badge - Gilt or according to Promise made.  Silver for Commissioners or Secretaries.

Stockings - Neutral

Shoes - Brown, black or navy blue, of a suitable pattern.

Gloves (optional) - to match shoes.

Note: For informal occasions the dress is worn open at the neck without the crossover ribbon.

Alternative Uniform as Appropriate to the Occasion

Camp Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

with Belt (optional) - Same material as dress or brown official pattern

Skirt, Slacks, Jeans or Shorts - Navy blue

with

Blouse (official pattern) - Blue and white check

or Shirt (official pattern) - This may be worn open necked and with sleeves rolled up.

or T-Shirt or Polo necked under jersey - Guide blue or Navy blue

Track Suit - Royal blue

Anorak or Windcheater - Navy blue

The holder of a Camper's Licence may wear a green lanyard in camp.

The holder of a Pack Holiday Permit may wear a buff lanyard on pack holiday.


Distinguishing Marks

The President - Gold hat flash with silver butt, gold lapel badge with blue enamel.

Chairman of the Executive Committee - hat flash with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Members of the Executive Committee - Silver hat flash, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

The Chief Commissioner - Gold hat flash with three red bars, Gold colour lapel badge.

The Deputy Chief Commissioner(s) - Gold hat flash with two red bars, gold colour lapel badge.

The Chief Commissioner/Deputy Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold hat flash, gold colour lapel badge, Country's badge on cockade.

The Commissioner for Branch Associations - Silver hat flash with two red bars, Silver colour lapel badge with gold.

The President of a Country/Region - Lapel badge 'President' navy blue with gilt, Country badge in place of cockade.

Adviser to the Chief Commissioner, Chairman of a Sub-Committee of the Executive Committee - Silver hat flash with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to  the Adviser to the Chief Commissioner - Silver hat flash with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Consultant to the Association - Silver hat flash with red butt, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

General Secretary - Navy blue hat flash with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

National Director of an Affiliated Society - Silver hat flash with gold tip, Badge of the Affiliated Society on lapel.

Deputy General Secretary, Head of Department, Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue hat flash with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to Head of Department or Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue  hat flash with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Travelling Commissioner - Hyacinth blue hat flash with one yellow bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Salaried Trainer - Navy blue hat flash with one yellow bar, Trainer's badge on lapel.

County President - 'President' badge in navy blue with gilt.

County Commissioner, Assistant County Commissioner, Commissioner for a Branch Association - Silver hat flash with gold tip, Silver colour lapel badge with gold, Country or Cunty badge on hat flash .

Members of Country's Committee, Country's Advisers and Assistant Advisers - Silver hat flash , lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the country, in navy blue with silver, country's badge on hat flash.

Country/Region Secretary - Navy blue hat flash with two red bars, lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the Country/Region in navy blue with silver.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver hat flash, Silver colour lapel badge with white, Country or County badge on hat flash.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue hat flash , silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country or County badge on hat flash .

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue hat flash with one silver bar, Country or County badge on hat flash.

Secretary for a Branch Association, County, Division or District; Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red hat flash, 'Secretary' lapel badge in tawny red with gold, Navy crossover ribbon with one tawny red stripe, Country, or County badge on hat flash .

Ranger Guider- Navy crossover ribbon tie with two aquamarine stripes, navy hat diamond with aquamarine edging.

Assistant Ranger Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one aquamarine stripe, navy hat diamond.

Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two Guide blue stripes, navy hat diamond with Guide blue edging.

Assistant Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one Guide blue stripe navy hat diamond.

Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two yellow stripes, navy hat diamond with yellow edging.

Assistant Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one yellow stripe, navy hat diamond.

Headquarters Staff - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one red stripe.

District Assistant - Navy hat diamond with hyacinth blue edging.

A Unit Guider without a warrant wears a navy blue tab tie.

1985 POR - Guider Uniform


General Appearance

1) a) Hair should be worn in a neat and suitable style.

b) Handbags (if carried) should be navy blue official pattern.

c) Umbrellas (if carried) should be navy blue or black.

d) No jewellery is worn in uniform, with the exception of wedding, engagement or signet rings, and plain gold or silver ear studs or sleepers.

e) Uniform and plain clothes must not be mixed.

Adult Uniform

Skirt or Pinafore Dress (official pattern) Navy blue

and Blouse (official pattern) - Blue and white check

with Jacket (official pattern) - Navy blue

or Cardigan - Navy blue

or Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

Cap or Beret (official pattern) - Navy blue with flash according to appointment.

Crossover Ribbon - Navy blue or according to appointment.

Badge - Gilt or according to Promise made.  Silver for Commissioners or Secretaries.

Stockings or Tights - Neutral

Shoes - Brown, black or navy blue, of a suitable pattern.

Gloves (optional) - to match shoes.

Note: For informal occasions the dress is worn open at the neck without the crossover ribbon.

Alternative Uniform as Appropriate to the Occasion

Skirt, Pinafore Dress, Slacks, Jeans or Shorts  Navy blue

Blouse - Blue and white check

Shirt - Guide blue

T-Shirt - Guide blue

Camp Dress (official pattern) - Guide blue

with Belt (optional) - Same material as dress or brown official pattern

Jersey or Polo-necked Under-Jersey - Navy blue

Anorak or Windcheater - Navy blue

Camp Hat - Blue

Note: The blouse or shirt may be worn open at the neck with sleeves rolled up.

The holder of a Camper's Licence may wear a green lanyard in camp.

The holder of a Pack Holiday Permit may wear a buff lanyard on pack holiday.


Distinguishing Marks

The President - Gold hat flash with silver butt, gold lapel badge with blue enamel.

Chairman of the Executive Committee - Silver hat flash with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Members of the Executive Committee - Silver hat flash, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

The Chief Commissioner - Gold hat flash with three red bars, Gold colour lapel badge.

The Deputy Chief Commissioner(s) - Gold hat flash with two red bars, gold colour lapel badge.

The Chief Commissioner/Deputy Chief Commissioner for a Country - Gold hat flash, gold colour lapel badge, Country's badge on hat flash.

The Commissioner for Branch Associations - Silver hat flash with two red bars, Silver colour lapel badge with gold.

The President of a Country/Region - Lapel badge 'President' navy blue with gilt, Country badge in place of hat flash.

Adviser to the Chief Commissioner, Chairman of a Sub-Committee of the Executive Committee - Silver hat flash with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to  the Adviser to the Chief Commissioner - Silver hat flash with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Consultant to the Association - Silver hat flash with red butt, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

General Secretary - Navy blue hat flash with three red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

National Director of an Affiliated Society - Silver hat flash with gold tip, Badge of the Affiliated Society on lapel.

Deputy General Secretary, Head of Department, Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue hat flash with two red bars, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Assistant to Head of Department or Guider in Charge/Resident Trainer of Training Centre - Navy blue  hat flash with one red bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Travelling Commissioner - Hyacinth blue hat flash with one yellow bar, Commonwealth Headquarters badge in navy blue with silver.

Salaried Trainer - Navy blue hat flash with one yellow bar, Trainer's badge on lapel.

County President - 'President' badge in navy blue with gilt.

County Commissioner, Assistant County Commissioner, Commissioner for a Branch Association - Silver hat flash with gold tip, Silver colour lapel badge with gold, Country or County badge on hat flash .

Members of Country's Committee, Country's Advisers and Assistant Advisers - Silver hat flash , lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the country, in navy blue with silver, country's badge on hat flash.

Country/Region Secretary - Navy blue hat flash with two red bars, lapel badge with 'Headquarters' and the name of the Country/Region in navy blue with silver.

Division Commissioner, Assistant Division Commissioner - Silver hat flash, Silver colour lapel badge with white, Country or County badge on hat flash.

District Commissioner - Hyacinth blue hat flash , silver colour lapel badge with blue, Country or County badge on hat flash.

County Representative, Chairman of County Sub-Committee - Navy blue hat flash with one silver bar, Country or County badge on hat flash.

Secretary for a Branch Association, County, Division or District; Assistant to one of the above - Tawny red hat flash, 'Secretary' lapel badge in tawny red with gold, Navy crossover ribbon with one tawny red stripe, Country, or County badge on hat flash .

Ranger Guider- Navy crossover ribbon tie with two aquamarine stripes, navy hat diamond with aquamarine edging.

Assistant Ranger Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one aquamarine stripe, navy hat diamond.

Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two Guide blue stripes, navy hat diamond with Guide blue edging.

Assistant Guide Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one Guide blue stripe navy hat diamond.

Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with two yellow stripes, navy hat diamond with yellow edging.

Assistant Brownie Guider - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one yellow stripe, navy hat diamond.

Headquarters Staff - Navy crossover ribbon tie with one red stripe.

District Assistant - Navy hat diamond with hyacinth blue edging.

A Unit Guider without a warrant wears a navy blue tab tie.

1990 Guider Uniform


A mix-and-match selection from

Navy suit jacket

Navy button-through suit skirt

Light blue and white vertical stripe blouse, short or long sleeve

Light blue and white vertical stripe button-through skirt

White polo shirt with navy collar

Navy zip-jacket with white sleeve stripe

Navy sweatshirt with white trim

Light blue knitted jersey with white trim

Navy shorts

Navy short cullottes

Navy long cullottes

Navy trousers

Navy jogging trousers

Navy baseball cap

Brown leather belt with official buckle


Badge tab:

Commissioner/Adviser - Plain navy

Rainbow Guider - Navy with two green vertical stripes

Brownie Guider - Navy with two yellow vertical stripes

Guide Guider - Navy with two royal blue vertical stripes

Ranger Guider - Navy with two aqua vertical stripes

Young Leader Guider - Navy with two white vertical stripes