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Long Service and Good Conduct Medal (LS & GCM)

1914 06 23
LS & GC Medal - Restoration
At the Court at Windsor Castle, the 18th day of June, 1914.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable then Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 15th day of June, 1914, in the words following, viz. :

Whereas by section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, etc.

And whereas the Regulations for the government of Your Majesty's Naval Service provide for the restoration of the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal on the completion of time for pension, with our sanction, and under certain conditions, to a Seaman or Marine who has forfeited it for misconduct :

And whereas a Seaman or Marine who may have been deprived of this Medal cannot earn a Good Conduct Gratuity unless his Medal has been restored to him before being pensioned :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to authorize us, at our discretion, when the man has rendered some special service, to restore at any time the Long Service and Good Conduct Medal of a Seaman or Marine who may have forfeited it for misconduct.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1941 11 28
Award of LS&GC Medal to men on CS1 engagements during hostilities
At the Court at Buckingham. Palace; the 27th day of November, 1941.

Present, The King's Most Excellent Majesty in Council.

Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 15th day of

November, 1941 (N/P.M. 3017/41), in the words following, viz.:-

Whereas by Section 3 of the Naval and Marine Pay and Pensions Act, 1865, it is enacted inter alia that all pay, pensions or other allowances in the nature thereof payable in respect of services in Your Majesty's Naval or Marine Force to a person being or having been an Officer, Seaman or Marine therein shall be paid in such manner and subject to such restrictions, conditions and provisions as are from time to time directed by Order in Council:

And whereas the Regulations for the government of Your Majesty's Naval Service provide for the award of the Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal and Gratuity to naval ratings and Royal Marines who have completed 15 years' approved pensionable service:

And whereas Continuous Service naval ratings and Royal Marines who do not re-engage to complete time for long service pension are detained during the present emergency, for extended service when their existing engagements expire and we consider that men so detained should be eligible for the award of the Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal without Gratuity on. completion of 15 years' approved service:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorise us, at our discretion, to award the Naval Long Service and Good Conduct Medal without Gratuity accordingly.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in this proposal.

His Majesty, having taken the said Memorial into consideration, was pleased, by and with the .advice of His Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed.

And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Rupert B. Howorth.


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