Assistant Paymaster

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Assistant Paymaster
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Assistant Paymaster Sleeve
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Assistant Paymaster Shoulder Board
CountryFlag United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.gif United Kingdom
Service branchNaval Ensign of the United Kingdom from 1801.png Royal Navy
Accountant Branch
Formation1855-1918
Next higher rankPaymaster
Next lower rankAssistant Paymaster
Equivalent ranksLieutenant

Assistant Paymaster was a rank in the Accountant Branch of the Royal Navy. It was introduced in 1855 when it replaced the older rank Passed Clerk . The rank was renamed to Paymaster Sub Lieutenant in 1918.

History

Assistant Paymaster was a rank in the Accountant Branch of the Royal Navy. It was introduced in 1886 as a new rank. The rank was renamed to Paymaster Sub Lieutenant in 1918.