Guide to the Army - Competitive Examinations
General Books, 2013 - 36 pagina's
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...will be precluded from entering the Army in the usual manner, by passing the qualifying examination for a direct Commission. 5. When application is made to the Commander-in-Chief for a direct Commission for any Gentleman Cadet at the College, the fact of his being at the College is to be expressly stated in the application. In cases in which this rule is not complied with, any appointment which the candidate may obtain by passing the examination for a direct Commission will be cancelled, even though it may have been gazetted. 6. No Gentleman Cadet is to be removed from the College without the permission of the Commander-in-Chief, obtained through the Governor of the College. And when a parent or guardian intends to remove a Cadet at the end of a term, at least six weeks' notice of his intention is to be given to the Governor. In default of such notice a quarter's subscription must be paid. VI. Miscellaneous. 1. The Establishment for Queen's Cadets having been sanctioned by Parliament, when the age of admission to the Boyal Military College was from 13 to 15 years, it has been decided that in any case when the services of the father and the circumstances of his family are such as to constitute a claim, an addition of not more than a 40 a year to the "Compassionate Allowance" may, at the discretion of the Secretary of State for War, be allowed to a candidate who is over 13, but who is ineligible for immediate admission into the College in consequence of the minimum age of admission having been raised to 16, to enable him to complete his preparatory education. 2. It is desirable that every candidate should, at his admission, be accompanied by his parent, guardian, or some other responsible person to satisfy the requirements of...
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