General Service Corps

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General Service Corps
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Cap Badge of the General Service Corps
Country  United Kingdom
Branch  British Army
British Army arms and services
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Combat Arms
Royal Armoured Corps
Special Air Service
Army Air Corps
Special Reconnaissance Regiment
Combat Support Arms
Royal Artillery
Royal Engineers
Royal Corps of Signals
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Combat Services
Royal Army Chaplains' Department
Royal Logistic Corps
Army Medical Services
Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers
Adjutant General's Corps
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Royal Army Physical Training Corps
General Service Corps
Corps of Army Music

The General Service Corps (GSC) is a corps of the British Army.


Its main function is to act as a holding unit for specialists who have not been assigned to other units or corps. Its members are on the General List or Special List,[1] and are usually part of the Army Reserve.


  1. ^ "Combat Service Support". Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
Preceded by
Royal Army Physical Training Corps
Order of Precedence Succeeded by
Queen Alexandra's Royal
Army Nursing Corps