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Commissioned Instructor-in-Cookery and Stewards

1917 11 20
Establishment of the Commissioned Instructor-in-Cookery
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 16th day of November, 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 10th day of November, 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 consider that the opportunity of attaining Commissioned Warrant Rank should be extended to the Ship's Cook Class, and that the number of appointments to the Warrant Rank of Instructor-in-Cookery which is available for this Class should be increased, and the pay of that Rank improved

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to approve of the following proposals, with effect as from the 20th day of October, 1917:

  1. The number of Instructors-in-Cookery to be increased to 10, and the pay of this rank to be raised to the following rates:
    • On promotion, 7s. a day.
    • After 5 years, 8s. a day.
    • After 10 years, 9s. a day.
  2. The Commissioned Warrant Rank of Commissioned Instructor-in-Cookery to be established, and the establishment of these officers to be 3, with rates of pay as follows: -
    • On promotion, 10s. 0d. a day.
    • After 2 years, 10s. 6d. a day.
    • After 4 years, 11s. 0d. a day.
    • After 6 years, 11s. 6d. a day.
    • After 8 years, 12s. 0d. a day.
  3. Pensions for Commissioned Instructors-in-Cookery, Pensions for hurts and wounds, Widows' Pensions and Compassionate Allowances for Children, to be granted at the rates and under the conditions applicable to Chief Artificer Engineers.

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.


1934 07 03
Establishment of Warrant Rank and Commissioned Officer Stewards
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 29th day of June, 1934.

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 11th day of May, 1934, (C.W. 3337/34), 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 we consider it desirable that the opportunity of advancement to Warrant Rank and to Commissioned Officer from Warrant Rank should be extended to ratings of the Officers' Stewards' Branch:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to sanction the ranks of Warrant Steward and Commissioned Steward being established under the following conditions:

  1. The total establishment of Warrant Stewards and Commissioned Stewards to be fixed at three.
  2. Warrant Stewards to be eligible for promotion to Commissioned Steward at the discretion of the Admiralty on attaining ten years' seniority as Warrant Steward.
  3. The rates of pay, half pay, retired pay, widows' pensions and dependants' allowances to be at the rates applicable to Warrant Officers and Commissioned Officers from Warrant Rank of the Non-Mechanical Branches and Warrant Stewards and Commissioned Stewards to conform in all respects to the regulations governing the conditions of service of corresponding Officers of the Non-Mechanical Branches.
  4. Commissioned Stewards to be eligible for a step in rank to Paymaster Lieutenant (O.S.) on retirement provided that they have satisfactory records and have served not less than three years as Commissioned Steward on the active list.

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.


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