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Royal Naval Recruiting Service

1913 03 14
Recruiting Service - Pay and Allowances
And whereas we have had under our consideration the emoluments payable to officers and men on the Pensioned List employed in the Royal Naval Recruiting Service:

And whereas we consider it, desirable that in future the rate of emoluments of Royal Naval Recruiting Officers should be assimilated to those of Royal Marine Recruiting Officers and that certain alterations should be made in the case of men:

We beg leave humbly, to recommend that Your Majesty may be pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the proposals set out in the accompanying Schedule.

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in the foregoing proposals:

Schedule.

Officers.

  1. The emoluments of R.N. Recruiting Officers appointed from the Retired List to be in future the same as for Recruiting Staff Officers, R.M., viz., 200 per annum inclusive of all allowances (except travelling and subsistence when travelling to duty) ; in addition to retired pay, the latter being exempt from abatement under the Rules of the Superannuation Act, 1887. No officer to share in the recruiting gratuities, and an abatement of 25 per annum to be made from the pay of officers provided with official quarters.
  2. A bonus of 50 to be awarded annually at the discretion of the Admiralty, to the R.N. Recruiting Officer whose district shows the most meritorious results during the preceding twelve months.
  3. The foregoing changes to take effect on the present holders of the appointments being relieved.
  4. Men

  5. The pay of Pensioner Naval Recruiters to be at the rate of 4s. a day temporarily, exclusive of recruiting gratuities and allowances for travelling and subsistence when travelling on duty, but inclusive of all other allowances.
  6. The rate of pay to be 3s. a day as soon as all the Recruiting Officers now serving in R.N. Districts have been relieved by officers drawing the revised emoluments, and increased recruiting gratuities become payable to the recruiters.

The foregoing rates to be payable to all Pensioner Naval Recruiters appointed in future; and to Recruiters now serving when re-engaged for a fresh term of service.


1914 12 01
Recruiting Service
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 28th day of November, 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 the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 14th day of November, 1914, in the words following, viz.:

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

And whereas certain changes have been made in the administration of the Recruiting Services necessitating the appointment of a separate Officer in charge of the London (Headquarter) Recruiting District (hitherto in charge of the Inspector of Recruiting), and the appointment of a Quartermaster, Royal Marines, on the staff of the Inspector of Recruiting :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the provision of the following emoluments for these posts:

  1. The Recruiting Staff Officer in charge of the London (Headquarter) Recruiting District to be paid a consolidated salary of 250 per annum without allowances except when travelling on duty, and to be allowed to draw retired pay in full without deduction.
  2. The Quartermaster, Royal Marines, on the Staff of the Inspector of Recruiting to receive the pay and allowances of the rank together with Staff Allowance at the rate of 5s. a .day.

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

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 arms to give the necessary direction: herein accordingly.
Almeric FitzRoy.


1922 06 23
RN Recruiting Service - Pensioner Naval Recruiters
And whereas we have had under our consideration the emoluments payable to men on the Pensioned List employed in the Royal Naval Recruiting Service

And whereas we consider it expedient that the rate of emoluments authorized by Your Majesty's Order in Council of the 7th March, 1913, should now be revised

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment of Pensioner Naval Recruiters, as from the 1st July, 1922, at a flat rate of 12s. a day to cover all expenses except kit, with additional allowances of 1s. a day to men employed in the London District, and 1s. a day to the Senior Headquarters Recruiter of each District.


1922 10 20 - Pensioner Naval Recruiters - Reduced Pay
And whereas by Your Order in Council of 20th June, 1922, Your Majesty was pleased to sanction the payment of Pensioner Naval Recruiters, as from the 1st July, 1922, at a flat rate of 12s. a day to cover all expenses, except kit, with additional allowances of 1s. a day to men employed in the London District, and 1s. a day to the Senior Headquarters Recruiter of each district:

And whereas we consider it expedient that the foregoing rate of pay should be revised in the case of Pensioner Naval Recruiters appointed or re-appointed as such on or after the 11th July, 1922:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment of Pensioner Naval Recruiters appointed ,or re-appointed as such on or after the 11th July, 1922, at a flat rate of 10s. a day to cover all expenses except kit, together with the additional allowances aforesaid.


1927 11 08
Pensioner Recruiters - Free Medical Treatment
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 3rd day of November, 1927.

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 13th day of September, 1927 (N. 2528/27), 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 by Orders in Council dated the 20th June, 1922, and the 13th October, 1922, Your Majesty was pleased to sanction the payment of Pensioner Recruiters at rates of pay inclusive of all expanses except kit:

And whereas we consider it desirable that Pensioner Recruiters shall, in future, be eligible for free medical treatment at the expense of Naval Funds, subject to a deduction from pay in respect of subsistence when victualled in hospital:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction as from the 3rd October, 1927, the free medical treatment of Pensioner Recruiters at the expense of Naval Funds, provided that this privilege shall not extend to their families.

We beg leave further to recommend that we may be authorized, as from the same date, to deduct from the daily pay of Pensioner Recruiters, while victualled in hospital, a sum as nearly as possible equal to the mean between. the rates of Navy Provision Allowance and Navy Victualling Allowance prevailing at the time, the rate of such deduction being fixed by us from time to time in accordance with periodical changes in the rates of Provision Allowance and Victualling Allowance.

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

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.
M. P. A. Hankey.


1932 02 12
Recruiting Staff Officers and Naval Medical Officers - Pay
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 11th day of February, 1932.

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 14th day of December, 1931 (C.W. 10654/1931), 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 Your Majesty was graciously pleased, by Your Orders in Council bearing dates the 13th day of August, 1920, and the 4th day of November, 1925, to sanction the payment of certain salaries for Recruiting Staff Officers and Naval Medical Officers employed on Your Majesty's Naval Recruiting Staff

And whereas we consider it desirable that these salaries should be revised:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the payment of salaries at the following rates to those Officers with effect from the 1st October, 1931 :-

To Recruiting Staff Officers, Royal Marines:-

 

Per annum.

 

s.

d.

In London

358

5

0

Elsewhere

308

16

0

To Royal Naval Recruiting

Officers

308

15

0

To Royal Naval Medical Officers

285

0

0

These proposals are in accordance with directions issued by the Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury.

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 o the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
M. P. A. Hankey


1934 07 31
Recruiting Officers - Pay and Allowances
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 85th day of Daddy, 1934.

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

Weiereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 11th day of July, 1934 (C.W. 4768/34), 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 Your Majesty was graciously pleased by Your Order in Council bearing date the 11th day of February, 1932, to sanction the payment of certain salaries for Recruiting Staff Officers and Naval Medical Officers employed on Your Majesty's Naval Recruiting Staff:

And whereas we consider it desirable that these salaries should be revised:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment of salaries at the following rates to those Officers with effect from the let July, 1934 :

To Recruiting Staff Officers, Royal Marines.

  s. d.  
In London 365 12 6 per annum.
Elsewhere 316 17 6 per annum.
To Royal Naval Recruiting Officers 316 17 6 per annum.
To Royal Naval Medical Officers 292 10 0 per annum.

These proposals are in accordance with directions issued by the Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury.

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.
M. P. A. Hankey.


1945 05 15
Establishment of Warrant officers for the Recruiting Service
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 9th day of May, 1945.

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 12th day of April, 1945 (C.W. 1061/45), 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 consider that the needs of the Recruiting Service of Your Majesty's Naval and Marine Forces necessitate the institution of a now category of Warrant Officer:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the institution of the rank of Warrant Recruiter with effect from the 1st July, 1942, under the conditions set out in the annexed Schedule.

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

Conditions of Service for Warrant Recruiter R.N. and R.M.

  1. To be selected from Pensioner Recruiters R.N. and R.M.
  2. In addition to the pension in issue on appointment as Warrant Recruiter, to receive civilian salary at the rate of 350 per annum plus Civil Service Bonus or at such other rate as may be approved by the Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury from time to time.
  3. Sick leave to be allowed under the regulations in force for Temporary and Unestablished Civil Service Staff.

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.
E. C. E. Leadbitter.


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