Definition of quartermaster sergeant in English:

quartermaster sergeant

Line breaks: quar¦ter|master ser|geant


A senior rank of non-commissioned officer in the army, above sergeant, employed on administrative duties.
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  • At the time, he was a squadron quartermaster sergeant in the territorial regiment the Yorkshire Hussars.
  • Wounded by shrapnel but otherwise intact, Islwyn ended the war a quartermaster sergeant.
  • On August 23, 1864, he boarded the steamer Alone as a quartermaster sergeant, overseer of the supplies for Fort Berthold, the post about 125 miles downriver from Fort Union.

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