BUT DO YOU REMEMBER?
Rates of Pay 1950's
I joined as National Service 16/1/1950, starting rate 4/- per day, 24 shillings a week after stoppages.
Signed on and received a further 21 shillings a week.
Made Corporal in 1952 pay was now 12/- per day.
Sergeant in 1954, pay now 19/6 per day. First large pay review April 1956 when my rate rose to from 19/6 to 27/0 per day (and national service men over the age of 21 years received another 6d per day).