A collection of warrants and regulations issued to the army, on matters of finance, to which are added regulations and allowances applicable to corps of yeomanry cavalry: also, information for the use of officers proposing to settle in the British colonies

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Página 4 - Meal in each Day, the Meal to consist of such Quantities of Diet and Small Beer as may be fixed by Her Majesty's Regulations, not exceeding One Pound and a Quarter of Meat previously to being dressed, One Pound of Bread, One Pound of Potatoes or other Vegetables, and Two Pints of Small Beer...
Página 220 - INFORMATION FOR THE USE OF MILITARY AND NAVAL OFFICERS PURPOSING TO SETTLE IN THE BRITISH COLONIES. 1. The Colonies in which Military and Naval Officers are allowed privileges in the acquisition of public lands are the following : — First, the Australian Settlements...
Página 33 - In addition to the pay of their ranks, officers at the head of the medical department on foreign stations shall receive allowances at the undermentioned rates, when serving under the following .circumstances, viz.: — If with an army in the field of 10,000 men or upwards, 20«.
Página 204 - Soldiers who were present at the battle of Waterloo shall be allowed to reckon two years in addition to their actual service, and those who were enlisted before the 1st December 1829 shall be allowed to reckon three years for two of actual service, after the age of 18, in the East and West Indies, in other than West India regiments.
Página 42 - ... a remuneration for past Military Services, and also an obligation on the part of the Officer to return to his Military Duties whenever called upon ; and any Officer not obeying the call is liable to forfeit his Half Pay.
Página 210 - Gratuity shall be clearly explained to the Soldier before he receives his Discharge, and shall be Registered in the Regimental Records. When a Soldier who has received a Free Discharge, with or without a Gratuity, has been Settled Three Months, and is actually Residing on his Grant, and is Industriously Employed in Clearing it, the Governor, under Authority from the Secretary at War, may Authorise the Issue of a Quarter's Pension, at 6d.
Página 207 - No soldier shall be discharged for the loss of au eye only, whether it be the right or the left ; but if a soldier shall have lost one eye by a wound in action, or by the effects of service, and shall receive other wounds or injuries in action, or be otherwise so disabled as to render his discharge necessary, the loss of an eye may be taken into consideration in fixing the pension at such a rate as his combined wounds or disabilities may entitle him to receive.
Página 168 - In no case shall a Soldier be pensioned for Disability until his case shall have been reported upon by some other Medical Authority than the Medical Officers of the Regiment to which he belongs; and the Principal Medical Officer or Staff Surgeon, who has had under treatment, at the General Hospital, the Soldier who is required to appear personally before the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, or before the Governors of Kilmainham Hospital, will attend on the day appointed by the Commissioners to...
Página 203 - Secretary at War, be added to their pensions ; and such men, if not placed upon permanent pensions, may be registered at Chelsea for the deferred pension, under the same rules as the men enlisted after the 1st March 1833. 21. All soldiers now serving, who enlisted on or before the 1st of September 1836, and who have completed 28 years' service, may, on relinquishing their right to additional pay, receive 4rf.
Página 47 - ... retiring, provided he shall have served three years in the rank from which he retires, or shall have served in any rank for ten years in the colonies, or five years with an army in the field.

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