Admiral (His Royal Navy)
|Service branch||His Royal Navy|
|NATO rank||OF 9|
|Next higher rank||Admiral of the Fleet|
|Next lower rank||Vice admiral|
An admiral is the most senior regularly-appointed commissioned officer of the Baustralian Armed Forces, more specifically, His Royal Navy. It outranks a vice admiral of the navy, a lieutenant general of the army and marines, and an air marshal of the air force. Its equivalent is a general of the marines and army, and an air chief marshal of the air command.
Insignia of an admiral on the headdress is two rows of gold oak leaves on the peak. The cap badge is a generic Baustralian Armed Forces cap badge. Three rows of buttons are worn on the tunic, as well as a thick gold band, and three regular gold bands around the cuff, with the top-most having a curl facing inward.
The only naval officer to hold the rank of Admiral is Sir John Timpson, the only 1SL/CNS of Baustralia.
|Commissioned officer ranks of the Baustralian Armed Forces|
|NATO equivalent rank code||Student Officer||OF-1||OF-2||OF-3||OF-4||OF-5||OF-6
|His Royal Navy||Mid||SLt||Lt||LCdr||Cdr||Capt||Cdre||RAdm||VAdm||Adm
||Adm of the F|
|His Royal Air Force||A/PO||PO||FO||FLt||SLdr||WCdr||Gp Capt||ACdre||AVM||AM||ACM||MHRAF|