William Loney R.N. - retirement conditions
William Loney R.N. - retirement conditions

William Loney R.N.DocumentsLetterbook

A letter concerning William Loney's choice of pay regulations, from the Admiralty to the Commander-in-Chief China station, and his reply.

31 Jany. 1874

With reference to a letter of the 1st. ultimo from Dr. W Loney, Deputy Inspector General, of H.M. Naval Hospital at Hong-Kong, requesting that he be allowed to change his election from "Former" to "New" Regulations for Full Pay and Retirement, I am commanded by my Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty to acquaint you that they are pleased to sanction this officers change of election provided that ...

Vice Admiral Sir Charles A Shadwell KCB
or Senior Officer

The addressee is Rear-Admiral Charles Frederick Alexander Shadwell, Commander-in-Chief on the China station.


... that he accepts the "New" regulations for Full, Half-pay & Retirement.

I an, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
Robert Hall

The signatory is Naval Secretary Captain Robert Hall.


Chas. F.A. Shadwell
Vice Admiral
31st. March 1874


Forwarded for the information of the Deputy Inspector General

John Parish
2 March 1874

[This latter date would seem to be in error, and someone (I assume: William Loney) has added '? April'. I assume that the addition 'R(eceived?) 1 Apl.' was also made Loney].


Royal Naval Hospital
Mount Shadwell
Hong Kong 16 April 1874

Referring to their Lordships' letter of the 31 January 1874 to Vice Admiral Sir Charles Shadwell, C Duplicate, No. 43, in reply to a letter from me of the 1 December 1873, I beg to say that I accept the new regulations for Full, Half-pay, and Retirement as their Lordship's [sic] are pleased to sanction.

I have the honor to be
Your most obedt. Servant
Wm. Loney
Depy. Inspr. General

The Secretary of the Admiralty
White Hall
London SW.

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