Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era


Great Britain: Price of Commission for Horse Guards in 1800

Rank
Full Price of Commission
Difference in Value between Ranks
Lieutenant Colonel
£5,200
£950
Major
£4,250
£1,150
Captain
£3,100
£650
Lieutenant
£1,750
£150
Cornet
£1,600
£1,600

 

 

SOURCE:

James, Charles. The Regimental Companion; containing the Relative Duties of Every Officer in the British Army. Vol. 1; London: T. Egerton; 1800. P. 37

 



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