Research: Abstract of the Napoleonic Era


Great Britain: Distribution of Shares of Prize Money in the Army 

Rank
Number of Shares
Private
1
Corporal
1 1/2
Sergeant
5
Staff Sergeant
8
Quartermaster of Dragoons
12
Second Lieutenant, Ensign, Cornet, & Assistant Surgeon
16
Lieutenant
20
Captain, Paymaster, Surgeon, Brigade Major, Aide-de-Camp
50
Major, Deputy Quartermaster General, Deputy Adjutant General
80
Lieutenant Colonel
100
Colonel, Quartermaster General, Adjutant General
150
Brigadier General, Commissary General
300
Major General
450
Lieutenant General
800
General
1200
Field Marshal
2000

 

SOURCE:

Hood, Nathaniel. Elements of War for Rules & Regulations of the Army in Miniature: Shewing the Duty of a Regiment in every Situtation 1803.

 



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