French Army Ranks

French Rank
Title
Colonial/British Equivalent
Points Required
Marechal
Prince
General of the Army/Field Marshal
3000*
Lieutenant General
Duc
Lieutenant General
1800*
General de Division
Duc
Major General
1200*
General de Brigade
Duc
Brigadier General
800*
Colonel
Comte
Colonel
600
Lieutenant Colonel
Vicomte
Lieutenant Colonel
400
Commandant
Marquis
Major
240
Capitaine
Marquis
Captain
180
Lieutenant
Chevalier
Lieutenant
120

Enseigne

Cornette (cav)

Chevalier

Ensign

Ensign/Cornet (cav)

60

Sergent
None
Sergeant
40
Caporal
None
Corporal
20
Soldat
None
Private/Regular
0
*General ranks will not be awarded without the officer accepting a position of responsibility Such as a Commander of a Department, Army, Chief of Staff, Aide de Camp, etc.