Nurses and Nursing Staff

The introduction of the War Gratuity in December 1918 was designed for soldiers however a separate gratuity system was also put in place for nurses and medical staff. An initial scheme was in place under the Royal Warrant for Pay for  military nurses however in July 1919 a replacement scheme was introduced to cover a wider range of nurses and medical staff,

The system worked by placing nurses and medical staff in to a series of classes. Each class was calculated in a slightly different manner.

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