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Page 576 - Decoration, that neither rank, nor long service, nor wounds, nor any other circumstance or condition whatsoever, save the merit of conspicuous braverv, shall be held to establish a sufficient claim to the hono'ur.
Page 571 - Majesty, or of any persons who have been commissioned officers, masters, or engineers in the Indian naval force of her Majesty or in the naval force of the East India Company, to serve as officers of reserve to the royal navy, upon such terms and conditions as to her Majesty may from time to time seem fit.
Page 531 - Present: — The Queen's Most Excellent Majesty in Council. Whereas there was this day read at the Board a Memorial from the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty, dated the 1st of February 1869, in the words following, viz.
Page 554 - Officer shall transmit or cause to be transmitted, as soon as may be, to the Secretary of the Admiralty, a true and perfect List of all the Officers, Seamen, Marines...
Page 571 - Officers of the Royal Navy as the Admiralty may from Time to Time direct, and shall, when called out for Training or Exercise, or on actual Service, be subject to all the Laws, Regulations, and Customs for the Time being in force for the Government and Discipline of the Royal Navy.
Page 579 - In order to make such additional provision as shall effectually preserve pure this most honourable distinction, it is ordained, that if any person on whom such distinction...
Page 554 - And in the event of Difficulty arising with respect to any of the Regulations hereby ordered, or if any Case should occur not herein provided for, or not sufficiently provided for, We are pleased...
Page 553 - We do, therefore, now make known to all Our loving Subjects, and to all others whom it may concern, by this Our Proclamation, by and with the Advice and Consent of Our Privy Council...
Page 555 - Windsor, this sixteenth day of May, in the year of Our Lord one thousand eight hundred and seventy-one and in the thirty-fourth year of Our reign. GOD SAVE THE QUEEN.
Page 580 - Chief, specifying his rank, length of service, and date of retirement. This document will not be issued more than once to the same officer, and it must, within one year from the date of the officer's retirement, be presented to the Governor of one of the above-named Colonies, otherwise the officer will not be entitled to any land privileges in the Colony. No document from the office of the Secretary of State is necessary.

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