the royal navy list

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Page 335 - It is hereby further declared, that We, Our Heirs and Successors, shall be the sole judges of the circumstance demanding such expulsion. Moreover, We shall at all times have power to restore such persons as may at any time have been expelled to the enjoyment of the decoration.
Page 325 - Merchant ships, or except the Union Jack with a white border, or if the pendant usually carried by Her Majesty's ships, or any pendant in anywise resembling such pendant, are or is hoisted on board any ship or boat belonging to any subject of Her Majesty, without warrant for so doing...
Page 334 - ... by them : then in such a case the Admiral, General, or other Officer commanding, may direct that for any such body of Seamen or Marines, or for every troop or company...
Page 335 - Services, and are graciously pleased to make, ordain, and establish the following rules and ordinances for the government of the same, which shall from henceforth be inviolably observed and kept : — First. It is ordained that the distinction shall be styled and designated "The Victoria Cross...
Page 302 - Privy Council, to approve of what is therein proposed. And the Right Honourable the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty are to give the necessary directions herein accordingly.
Page 325 - And in order that the above provisions as to forfeitures may be carried into effect it shall be lawful for any commissioned officer on full pay in the military or naval service of her Majesty, or any British officer of customs, or any British consular officer, to seize and detain...
Page 333 - It is ordained, that the Cross shall only be awarded to those officers or men who have served Us in the presence of the enemy, and shall have then performed some signal act of valour or devotion to their country.
Page 333 - Gazette, and a registry thereof kept in the office of Our Secretary of State for War. Fourthly. It is ordained, that any one who, after having received the Cross, shall again perform an act of bravery, which, if he had not received such cross, would have entitled him to it, such further act shall be recorded by a Bar attached to the riband by which the Cross is suspended, and for every additional act of bravery an additional Bar may be added.
Page 333 - Decoration, that neither rank, nor long " service, nor wounds, nor any other circumstance or condition whatsoever, " save the merit of conspicuous bravery, shall be held to establish a sufficient
Page 290 - 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 22nd day of August, 1883, in the words following, viz.

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