Topic: Pay; the Queen's shilling
Regulations for the Annual Drill of 1874-75, Dominion of Canada
General Order No. 14, Canada Gazette, 6 June 1874
The following are the established rates of pay per diem for corps in Brigade Camp:—
|Lieut.-Colonel in command of a battalion||$4.87|
|Ensign, 2nd Lieutenant of Cornet||1.28|
|Adjutant, with rank of Lieutenant||2.44|
|Adjutant, with rank of Ensign||2.13|
|Orderly Room Clerk||.90|
|Buglers and Trumpeters||.60|
Officers must bear in mind that in all cases of leave of absence from camp, no pay is to be drawn for the day or days any officer or man is absent on such leave.
Regimental officers who may be required to act temporarily in a higher position than their regimental rank, will only receive the pay of their actual rank.
No mounted officer will be allowed for more than one horse, actually used by him.
The pay for horses to cover any expense incurred for shoeing while at drill.