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Special Service Engagements

1932 08 12
Special Service - Telegraphists now included
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 8th day of August, 1932.

Present, The King's Moat 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 23rd day of July, 1932 (N. 1493/32), 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 is Council:

And whereas under the Naval Forces Act, 1903, men are entered for Special Service as Ordinary Seamen, rising to Able Seaman and Leading Seaman:

And whereas we consider it desirable to extend the Special Service system to the Telegraphist Branch and to enter men as Ordinary Telegraphists, rising to Telegraphist and Leading Telegraphist, at the following rates of pay, viz.:-

 

Per Diem.

 

s.

d.

Ordinary Telegraphist (S.S.)

2

0

Telegraphist (S.S.)

2

9

Telegraphist after 3 years

3

1

Telegraphist after 6 years

3

5

Leading Telegraphist (S.S.)

4

4

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the extension, as from the 13th day of June, 1932, of the Special Service system accordingly to the Telegraphist Branch, at the above rates of pay.

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.


1933 08 04
Entry of Signalman on Special Service Engagement
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 24th day of July, 1933.

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 July, 1933, (N. 3050/33), 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 under the Naval Forces Act, 1903, men are entered for Special Service as Ordinary Seamen, rising to Able Seaman and Leading Seaman

And whereas we consider it desirable to extend the Special Service system to the Signal Branch and to enter men as Ordinary Signalmen, rising to Signalman and Leading Signalman at the following rates of pay, viz. :-

 

Per Diem

 

s.

d.

Ordinary Signalman (S.S.)

2

0

Signalman (S.S.)

2

9

Signalman after 3 years man's service

3

1

Signalman after 6 years man's service

3

5

Leading Signalman (S.S.)

4

4

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the extension as from the 1st day of July, 1933, of the Special Service system accordingly to the Signal Branch, at the above rates of pay.

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.


1936 07 10
Entry of Boys on Special Service Engagements
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 3rd day of July, 1936.

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 25th day of June, 1936 (N. 626/36) 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 under the Naval Forces Act, 1903, authority is given for men and boys to be entered for combined service in Your Majesty's Navy and in the Royal Fleet Reserve, known as the Special Service system:

And whereas by Orders in Council dated the 3rd November, 1927, the 8th August, 1932 and the 24th July, 1933, rates of pay were laid down for Seamen, Telegraphist and Signal ratings respectively who enter the Royal Navy in a manís rating under Special Service conditions.

And whereas we now consider it desirable to enter Boys for Special Service in the Royal Navy:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the entry of Boys to serve in the Royal Navy under the Special Service system with rates of pay as laid down for Boys entered for Continuous Service i.e.

Telegraphist and Signal

A day.

 

s.

d.

Boy 2nd class (Special Service)

 

9

Boy 1st class (Special Service)

1

3

Boy Telegraphist (Special Service)

Signal Boy (Special Service)

The Lords Commissioners of Your Majesty's Treasury have signified their concurrence in the above 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


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