§ Mr. MacCaw
asked the Under-Secretary for War whether he will say what pay and allowances does an officer of the British Army draw when made prisoner of war?
§ Mr. FORSTER
The general rule is that-regimental officers are credited with full pay, and lodging, fuel and light, and field allowances. Staff officers receive Staff pay and field allowance for sixty-one days, after which they receive regimental pay and allowances if regimental officers, or half-pay and regimental allowances if not regimental officers. The issues made to the officer himself by enemy Governments are:—
These sums are deducted from the amounts credited to the officer's personal account from Army funds.
Germany and Austria. Turkey. To Captains and above £5 a month 4s. 6d. per day. Subalterns £3 a month 4s. per day.