Definition of brigade major in English:

brigade major


  • The principal staff officer to the brigadier in command at the headquarters of a brigade.

    • ‘Eden fought in the First World War, ending it as the youngest brigade major in the British Army.’
    • ‘In 1934, however, he returned to India on exchange as brigade major of the 8th Indian Brigade.’
    • ‘As we walked away from the chateau, the brigade major passed us on his horse.’
    • ‘He returned to Victoria as brigade major of the 15th Infantry Brigade.’
    • ‘The adjutant general will issue orders to the brigade majors.’