1. Description: Expert: A white metal (silver, nickel and rhodium), 1.17 inches in height, a cross patee with the representation of a target placed on the center thereof and enclosed by a wreath. Sharpshooter: A white metal (silver, nickel, and rhodium), 1 inch in height, a cross patee with the representation of a target placed on the center thereof. Marksman: A white metal (silver, nickel, and rhodium), 1 inch in height, a cross patee.
2. Qualification Bars: Bars with the following inscriptions are currently authorized for display on the badges:
Small Bore Pistol
Small Bore Rifle
Inscription formerly authorized on qualification bars:
Rifle - A
Rifle - B
Pistol - M
Rifle - C
Pistol - D
Rifle - D
Consolidated all rifles to Rifle, added Machine Rifle, Tank Weapons, C.W.S. Weapons, Bayonet
Added Aerial Gunner, Aerial Bomber
Deleted Sword, added Small Bore Rifle, Small Bore Pistol, Submachine Gun, Small Bore MG.
Added Carbine, Antitank, 81mm Mortar, 60 mm Mortar, TD 75mm, TD 57mm, TD 3 inch
Added Recoilless Rifle, Mortar. Deleted Pistol D, Pistol M, Mines, C.W.S. Weapons, Aerial Gunner, Aerial bomber, Small Bore MG, Antitank, 81mm Mortar, 60mm Mortar, TD (all types)
Added Submarine Mines
Prior to 1951 regulation, the titles of the badges were Marksman and 2d Class Gunner; Sharpshooter and First Class Gunner and Expert.