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Former RN Personnel Transferred to the RAF - Re-entry into the RN - Conditions

1921 11 04
Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 26th day of October, 1921 (N.P. (2) 330/21), in the words following, viz. :

And whereas the Regulations for the government of Your Majesty's Naval Service do not admit of men of the Royal Navy or Royal Marines who were transferred to the Royal Air Force under the provisions of the Air Force (Constitution) Act 1917, counting their time whilst serving with the Royal Air Force towards promotion and increase of pay in their Royal Naval rating or Royal Marine rank, upon subsequently re-entering into the Royal Navy or Royal Marines, after discharge from the Royal Air Force:

And whereas we consider that members of the Royal Navy or Royal Marines should be allowed, at our discretion, to count their service in the Royal Air Force towards promotion and increase of pay upon re-entry into the Royal Nary or Royal Marines after discharge from the Royal Air Forces:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the counting, at our discretion, of time served by men of they Royal Navy or Royal Marines transferred to the Royal Air Force, towards promotion and increase of pay in the Royal Navy or Royal Marines on re-entry into the Naval Service, or the Corps of Royal Marines the equivalent Naval rating or Marine rank of the rank assigned to the men in the Royal Air Force being agreed upon by the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty and the Air Council, subject to the re-entries for:-

  1. Continuous Service being not later than one month after the date of final discharge from the Royal Air Force.
  2. Non-Continuous Service being within the period allowed by the existing Regulations for men re-entering for further service after discharge on completion of a Non-Continuous Service Engagement.

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