In the Royal Artillery, prior to 1920 Bombardier was the NCO rank directly below Corporal, with Acting Bombadier the rank below that. After that date a Bombadier is the Artillery equivalent of a Corporal. Acting Bombadier was renamed Lance Bombadier in 1918.
- Bombardier Wikipedia
- Introduced by AO 142 of 1920. See Muerrisch. Bombardier Great War Forum 1 April 2008. Retrieved 23 December 2017. AO=Army Order, see TNA catalogue reference WO 123/62.