History and related ranks
The responsibility of a furir was to arrange for housing as well as the distribution of food in a Company.
The rank becomes the lowest underofficers rank.
Holders of the rank Furir were elevated to Sergeant
and the rank was removed.
The rank was reintroduced, not categorized as underofficer, but as a rank for senior squad leaders and instructors.
Establishmet of the rank Överfurir
above Furir. Removed 1983 as a professional rank.