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RN or RNVR Officers attached to Royal Marines

1915 03 12
RN or RNVR Officers attached to RM Artillery Brigades to be given temporary rank in the Royal Marines - to retain RN rates of pay.
At the Court at Buckingham Palace the 11th day of March, 1915.

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 3rd day of March, 1915, 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 it is necessary that Officers of the Royal Navy or Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve attached to Royal Marine Artillery Brigades should be given temporary rank in the Royal Marines, and we are of opinion that Officers so attached should continue to receive pay at Naval rates

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorize the retention of Naval Emoluments by Officers granted temporary commissions in the Royal Marines in the above-mentioned circumstances.

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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