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29 Feb 1916
Numbers of Warrant WT Officers
And whereas by Your Majesty's Order in Council, bearing date the 8th day of August, 1911, it is provided that the total number of Chief Gunners, Chief Boatswains, Chief Signal Boatswains, and Commissioned Telegraphists (other than those borne as supernumerary under Order in Council of the 29th day of February, 1908) shall not exceed eight per cent. of the combined number of Commissioned Warrant Officers and Warrant Officers of these Branches

And whereas this provision is modified by Your Majesty's Order in Council of the 19th day of July, 1912, under which Warrant Officers belonging to Classes in which Commissioned Warrant Rank is attainable may be advanced to Commissioned Warrant Rank after 15 nears' service as Warrant Officer :

And whereas it is necessary to regulate the number of Commissioned Telegraphists pending the application of the latter arrangement to the Telegraphist Branch :

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council, to authorize us to promote Warrant Telegraphists to Commissioned Warrant Rank in such numbers as shall not exceed eight per cent. of the total number of Commissioned Telegraphists and Warrant Telegraphists. combined, until the normal period of service as Warrant Telegraphist reaches 15 years, when the provisions of the Order in Council of the 19th day of July, 1912, will become applicable.


23 Oct 1917
Additional Allowances due to WT Warrant Officers when performing duties of WT of Signals Officer

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 23rd October, 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 9th October, 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 under the Regulations for the Government .of Your Majesty's Naval Service an allowance of 1s. a day is payable to a Commissioned Warrant or Warrant Officer (or Lieutenant promoted from those ranks) when performing the duties of a Gunnery or Torpedo Lieutenant allowed in the complement, but not borne:

And whereas we are of opinion that a similar allowance should be granted to Commissioned Warrant Officers and Warrant Officers of the Wireless Telegraph and Signal Branches (and Lieutenants promoted from those ranks) when employed on Wireless Telegraphy or Signal Duties under similar conditions:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased, by Your Order in Council to sanction the payment of an allowance of 1s. a day to such Officers when performing the duties of a Commissioned Wireless Telegraph or Signal Officer allowed but not borne, respectively, in addition to their own duties.

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.


LG 1934 07 31
Warrant Telegraphists - Additional Pay at W/T Stations
At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the

25th day of July, 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 4th day of July, 1934 (C.W. 5432/34), 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 by Your Order in Council bearing date the 21st day of December, 1933, Your Majesty was graciously pleased to approve, inter alia, the payment as from the 1st January, 1934, of an allowance of one shilling a day to Warrant Telegraphists and Officers promoted therefrom serving in Flag Ships and in Ships of the Officers in command of Destroyer and Submarine Flotillas and to the senior Warrant Telegraphist or Officer promoted therefrom carrying out instructional duties in the Signal School, Portsmouth, and at the Mediterranean Signal Training Centre, Malta:

And whereas we are of opinion that the duties of the Warrant Telegraphists and Officers promoted therefrom in charge of W/T Stations abroad are sufficiently arduous and responsible to warrant the payment of similar additional remuneration

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction payment, as from the let January, 1934, of an allowance of one shilling a day to Warrant Telegraphists and Officers promoted therefrom while in charge of W/T Stations abroad.

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.
M. P. A. Hankey.


1940 12 27
Allowances Signal Boatswain and Warrant Telegraphists
At the Court at Buckingham. Palace, the 19th day of December, 1940.

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 9th day of December, 1940 (C.W. 34613/40), 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 Order in Council bearing date the 21st day of December, 1933, sanction was given to the payment of .an allowance of 1s. a day to the Senior Signal Boatswain and Warrant Telegraphist, or Officers promoted therefrom, carrying out instructional duties in H.M. Signal School and at the Mediterranean Signal Training Centre, Malta:

And whereas we consider that this allowance should be extended to the Senior Signal Boatswain and Warrant Telegraphist, or Officers promoted therefrom, carrying out instructional duties in any other Naval Establishment of similar character where equal responsibilities are involved, with effect from the date of assuming such duties:

We beg leave humbly to recommend that Your Majesty may be graciously pleased by Your Order in Council to sanction the foregoing proposal.

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

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.
Rupert B. Howorth.


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