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Note.—The following are the rates at which pensions are awarded to the Widows, &c. of Officers under the Army Pay Warrant :— To the Widow of a—

Field Marshal or General Officer (including Brigadier General) - - - - £.120 a year.

Colonel, if employed as such after the 31st December 1890, or if a Regimental

Colonel, not being a General Officer

Colonel, not employed as such after the 31st December 1890, or Lieutenant Colonel

Major

Captain

Lieutenant, or 2nd Lieutenant

Subadar .--.---•--•••--• Jemadar •-•••-•-.••-•••• An addition to these rates of 50 per cent, may be made when the Officers have died from illness contracted during active operations in the field, or in consequence of wounds received in the execution of military duty otherwise than in action. Double rates of pension may be granted whon the Officers have been killed in action or have died of wounds received in action; in the case of Widows of Geiieral Officers so killed or dying, special pensions may be awarded according to circumstances.

The rates of pension awarded to the Widows of Riding Masters, Quartermasters, and Departmental Officers are governed by the Ann}' or honorary rf.nk of the decea sed Officers.

(n) Gratuities are allowel only in the case of O.'fiiers killed in action or dying of wounds received in action.

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Note.—The following are the rates at which Compassionate Allowances are awarded to the Children of deceased Officers under the Army Pay Warrant:—

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An addition to these rates of 25 per cent, may be made when the Officers have died from illness contracted during active operations in the field, or in consequence of wounds received in the execution of military duty otherwise than in action. An addition of 50 per cent. may be made when tne Officers have been killed in action, or have died of wounds received in action. Double rates are granted when the children are motherless, and in great pecuniary distress.

The rates of Compassionate Allowances awarded to the Children of Riding Masters, Quartermasters, and Departmental Oflicera are governed by the Army or honorary rank of the deceased Officers.

(a) Gratuities are allowed only in the case of Officers killed in action, or dying of wounds received in action.

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Note.—The following are the maximum rates at which Pensions and Gratuities for Wounds and Injuries may be awarded under the Army Pay Warrant:—

Pensions for Wounds and Injuries received in action.

Field Marshal - - -]

General - - - -1

Lieutenant General Com-1

manding in Chief - -J

Lieutenant General

a year.

Major General -
Brigadier General

Colonel - - ">300/.ayear.
Lieutenant Colonel -J

2001. a year.

- 1001. a year.

400/.ayear. Lieutenant Colonel -/ Second Lieutenant .J70/.ayear.

Only half of these rates is allowed in cases in which the Wound or Injury is not fully equivalent to the loss of a limb.

Pensions for Wounds and Injuries received otherwise than in action.

Major

Captain

Lieutenant- -
Second Lieutenant

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Awards to Riding Masters, Quartermasters, and Departmental Officers are governed by their Army or honorary rank.

Gratuities for Wounds and Injuries.

These are based upon the amount of Pay the Officer was receiving when wounded; from three to twelve months' Pay being allowed according to the degree of severity of the wound.

Vote 14.—Non-effective Charges For Officers, &c.—continued.

P.-RETIRED ALLOWANCES TO MILITIA, YEOMANRY CAVALRY,
AND VOLUNTEER OFFICERS:

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.—COMMUTATION OF RETIRED ALLOWANCES TO MILITIA, YEOMANRY CAVALRY, AND VOLUNTEER OFFICERS:

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Vote 15.

PENSIONS AND OTHER NON-EFFECTIVE CHARGES FOR WARRANT OFFICERS, NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS, MEN, AND OTHERS.

I. AN ESTIMATE of the Sum which will be required in the Year ending 31st March 1908, to defray the Expense of Chelsea and Kilmainham Hospitals; of Out-pensions; Rewards for Distinguished Services; Widows' Pensions; and other non-effective charges for Warrant Officers, Non-commissioned Officers and Men, &c.

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