Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era


Army: Number of Days a Discharged British Soldier would Receive Travel Pay in 1802

Location of Home
Number of Days of Travel Pay (Per Diem)
In Scotland
14 days
To England
21 days
To Ireland
28 days



1. Travel days was based on a soldier in a fencible regiment stationed in Scotland.

Source: Mackay, John. The Reay Fencibles Glasgow: Charles Mackay; 1890.

Placed on the Napoleon Series: June 2003


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