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Posted By: The Walrus at work
29-Jun-01 - 08:15 AM
Thread Name: Origins: Arthur McBride - What's the background?
Subject: RE: Arthur McBride- What's the background?
Les,

Fourpence a day was the rate of pay for a (not embodied)reservist after Cardwll ( circa 1881) and, I believe was the pension for a discharged private soldier.

Hope this is of use Walrus