Provost Brassards
Photo of Provost Brassard.

Both armbands were worn on the left arm, mid-way betwen the elbow and shoulder. The above brasard was worn just below the NCO's rank badge. This particular APM brassard (below) was the worn by the Area Provost Marshal (APM) of the 1st Canadian Army. CWO (retired) George Elliott supplied the above brassard while Major (retired) Tony McAskill supplied the APM armband.

Photo of Assistant Provost Marshal armband (vintage WWII).