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Army—Officers On Foreign Service—Question

Volume 220: debated on Thursday 2 July 1874

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asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether an Officer who has joined the Service since the abolition of purchase is obliged to defray the passage of his successor in the event of his leaving the Army when on Foreign Service; if so, how is the money recovered from him?

, in reply, said, such an officer, if he was permitted to retire from the Army when on foreign service, would not be charged with the passage of his successor unless he were on leave, and had signed the certificate prescribed by Sec. 13, par. 19, Queen's Regulations, 1873.