Comparable Ranks - Mates


Admiralty, 26th August, 1841.

Her Majesty having by Her Order in Council of 10th August 1840, ordered that Mates in the Royal Navy shall rank with Ensigns in the Army, and Mates of 3 years' standing with Lieutenants in the Army, Her Majesty's Government have recognised the claims of these Officers to the same advantages in the acquisition of Land in the Australian Colonies and in Ceylon, which are enjoyed by Subalterns in the Army under the Regulations of August, 1838.

By Command of their Lordships,

J. Parker

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