pension pay 1873

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pension pay 1873

Postby jrdrury » 27 Jul 2017 20:10

hi all

just wanted to pick brains .. when reading the discharge papers have found in the 'rate of pension' column 0s13d ... how often would this be paid is it a weekly monthly or annual amount.

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Re: pension pay 1873

Postby Frogsmile » 27 Jul 2017 21:08

Military remuneration was usually expressed as a daily rate.
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