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Royal Marine Physical Training Instructors

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Royal Marine Physical Training Instructors - Allowances
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 21st day of December, 1903.

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 seventh day of December, one thousand nine hundred and eight, in the words following viz. :

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

And whereas we consider it desirable that the allowances payable to Royal Marine Physical Training Instructors should be assimilated to those payable to Royal Naval Physical Training Instructors, and granted according to the conditions mentioned in the attached schedule :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the scale of allowances and general provisions contained in the accompanying schedule, with retrospective effect in the case of two Marine Physical Training Instructors who commenced service on the staff of the Royal Naval School of Physical Training in August, one thousand nine hundred and seven, and under such conditions as may be considered desirable with a view to safeguarding existing rights :

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in these proposals.

Schedule.

1. The following scale of allowances to be established for Royal Marine Physical Training instructors:-

 

s.

d.

 

Senior Staff Physical Training Instructors, when employed as such either ashore or afloat

1

2

a day

Staff Physical Training Instructors, when employed as such either ashore or afloat

0

10

Physical Training Instructors when employed as such afloat, or on the paid lists at Head-Quarters, or the Depot. Royal Marines, according to class of certificate, viz. :

1st Class

0

6

2nd Class

0

3

2. The before mentioned allowances will not be payable in addition to the non-substantive pay of Gunlayer, 1st Class, or Turret Gunlayer.

3. The following special Royal Marina Allowances to be abolished :

  1. The allowance of 6d. a day payable to Marines embarked in lieu of Seaman Physical Training Instructors.
  2. The allowances payable at Royal Marine Establishments of 6d. a day to Quartermaster Sergeant Instructors of Gymnastics, and of 1s. a day to Sergeant Instructors of Gymnastics.

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


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Royal Marines Physical Training, Instructors
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 24th day of January, 1917.

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 18th day of January, 1917, 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 we have had under consideration the Regulations governing the payment of Physical Training Allowances to Men of the Royal Marines qualified as Physical Training Instructors:

And whereas we consider that the conditions under which these allowances are payable should be assimilated to those in force for Petty Officers and Seamen of Your Majesty's Navy who are similarly qualified

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the continuous payment of the authorized allowances to Men of the Royal Marines qualified as Physical Training, Instructors, First Class or Second Class.

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

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