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Thursday, 1 July 1920


Sir GRANVILLE RYRIE - The answers to the honorable member's questions are as follow: -

1.   Three.

2.   Anglican - Chaplain-General the Most Kev. C. 0. L. Riley, M.A., D.D., V.D., Bishop House, Perth, Western Australia. Roman Catholic - The Chaplain-General of the Roman Catholic Denomination, having intimated his inability to undertake the voyage and duties, nominated as a substitute the Archbishop of Perth, the Most Rev. P. J. Clune, D.D., Senior Chaplain, The Palace, Victoria-square, Perth, Western Australia. Presbyterian - The Rev. J. I-i. Rentoul, M.A., D.D. Ormond College, Parkville, Victoria. Methodist - The Rev. A. T. .Holden, B.A., 19 Belmont-avenue, Kew, Victoria.

3.   Chaplain-General C. 0. L. Riley embarked 9th August, 191C, returned 21st February, 1917, re-embarked 29th May, 1917, returned loth October, 1919; served in France, period not recorded. Senior Chaplain T. J. Clune embarked 23rd August, 1916, returned 21st February 1917; duty - inspecting Egypt. Chaplain-General J. L. Rentoul embarked 16th August, 1916, returned 9th March, 1917; served in France, period not recorded. ChaplainGeneral A. T. Holden embarked 1st August, 1910, returned 21st February, 1017, re-embarked 9th November, 1917, returned 23rd February. 1920; served in France - 17th Mardi, 1919, to 9th April, 1919; 28th July, 1919, to 30th August, 1919.

4.   The Most Rev. C. O. Tj. Riley, M.A., D.D., V.D. (two periods of service). - Pay (including allotment and deferred pay) - 278 day3 at 22s. 6cl. per day, 56 days at 30s. per day; field allowance - 27S days at 3s. 6d. per day, 56 days at 5s. per day. The Most Rev. P. J. Clune, D.D. - ray (including allotment and deferred pay) - 149 days at 22s. 6d. per day, 56 days at 30s. per day; field allowance - 125 days at 3s. 6d. per day, 56 days at 5s. per day. The Rev. Dr. J. L>. Rentoul, M.A., D.D.- Pay (including allotment and deferred pay) - 122 days at 22s. 6d. per day, 84 days at 30s. per day; field allowance - 122 days at 3s. 6d. per day, 84 days at 5s. per day. The Rev.

A.   T. Holden, B.A. (two periods of service). - Pay (including allotment and deferred pay) - 946 days at 22s. 6d. per day, 124 days at 30s. per day; fi a 1 el allowance - 81 days at 3s. 6d. per day, 124 days at 5s. per day, 834 days at 7s. 6d. per day.

5.   The Most Rev. C. O. L. Riley, M.A., D.D., V.D. (two periods of service). -

 

The Most Rev. P. J. Clune, D.D.-

 

f3S4 9 5 The Rev. Dr. J. L. Rentoul, M.A., D.D.-

 

The Rev. A. T. Holden, B.A. (two periods of service). - ,

 

Chaplain-General Riley was attached to London strength on 10th July, 1919, for, approximately, six weeks, but, as records for payment of subsistence are not yet available, it cannot bc stated if this allowance was drawn. iJi'JIil

 

Chaplain-General Holden was taken on strength of Australian Imperial Force, London, on 12th December, 1917, and would be entitled to subsistence allowance at the rate of 5s. per day until 1st July, 1919, from which date the allowance was raised to 10s. per day. As subsistence records arc not yet available, definite figures cannot be given.

No wages are allowed for batmen or attendants. A. batman (private) is appointed " in the field," and draws his pay and rations similarly to other members of his rank " in the field."







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