One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The principal staff officer to the brigadier in command at the headquarters of a brigade.
- ‘As we walked away from the chateau, the brigade major passed us on his horse.’
- ‘Eden fought in the First World War, ending it as the youngest brigade major in the British Army.’
- ‘He returned to Victoria as brigade major of the 15th Infantry Brigade.’
- ‘In 1934, however, he returned to India on exchange as brigade major of the 8th Indian Brigade.’
- ‘The adjutant general will issue orders to the brigade majors.’
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