Index
 
Royal Marine Pay : Officers, NCOs and Other Ranks


RANKS Artillery Light Infantry
Year of 365 days One day Year of 365 days One day
  s d s d s d s d
Colonel Commandant 730 0 0 40 0 702 12 6 38 6
Lieutenant-Colonel Second Commandant 479 1 3 26 3 365 0 0 20 0
Lieutenant-Colonel 326 19 7 17 11 310 5 0 17 0
Major 292 0 0 16 0 292 0 0 16 0
Captains, having higher rank by Brevet 257 0 5 14 1 247 17 11 13 7
Captains * 220 10 5 12 1 211 7 11 11 7
Lieutenant whose Commission dates after the 1st November 1871:-
Under 3 years' service 101 17 11 5 7 95 16 3 5 3
After 3 years' service 124 14 2 6 10 118 12 6 6 6
After 10 years' service 142 19 2 7 10 136 17 6 7 6
Lieutenant who held that rank on the 31st October 1871 124 14 2 6 10 113 12 6 6 6
After 7 years' service in that rank, or after 10 years' service from date of first Commission 342 19 2 7 10 136 17 6 7 f
Colour Sergeant 63 17 6 3 6 48 13 4 2 S
Sergeant 54 15 0 3 0 39 10 10 2 2
Corporal 42 11 8 2 4 27 7 6 1 G
Bombardier 39 10 10 2 2 - - - - -
Drummer or Bugler, enlisted prior to 2nd December 1857 26 4 8 1 5 23 19 0 1 3
Drummer or Bugler, enlisted subsequent to 2nd December 1857 26 4 8 1 5 22 16 3 1 0
Gunner , 26 4 8 1 5 - - - - -
Private - - - - - 21 5 10 1 2

* All Captains of 8 years' standing, while embarked in HM Ship, to have the temporary rank of Major in order to place them in equality with Lieutenants of the Royal Navy of the same standing, and during such time to receive the extra pay of 3s a day allowed to Brevet Majors, such rank and pay to be retained when officers and men are temporarily landed from the Fleet for drill or other duty, or when landed for warlike operations as a part of a combined force of Seamen and Marines under the command of a Naval Officer, but not in cases where the Marines are acting with Her Majesty's Land Forces Authority - Order in Council, 4th August 1873.

Not eligible for Good Conduct Pay

Authority - Order in Council, 2nd December 1857

NB Non-Commissioned Officers, Drummers or Buglers and Privates or Gunners, who re-engaged before and under Admiralty Memoranda, 23rd September 1867, No. 3 P ; 26th October 1867 No 4 P ; Order in Council 29th February 1868; and Admiralty Circular, 20 N, 1st April 1869 - are entitled to an additional penny per day.

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