Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 3rd March 1942.
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asked the Under secretary of State for War whether any additional pay is granted to soldier gunners serving aboard ships of the Merchant Navy; and what leave is granted to survivors of torpedoed ships if and when they reach port?
No additional pay is granted to soldier gunners on merchant ships. Survivors from torpedoed ships are granted 14 days' leave.
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