They said their decision was based on the grounds that his situation was not covered by King's Regulations
During the First World War, King's Regulations
included Field Punishment No.
The skipper was apparently doing his nut, but whilst King's Regulations
and Admiralty Instructions could be applied to his crew, they didn't have much effect on his passengers
These nurses wrote qualifying exams that included questions on the King's Regulations
and Orders for the Canadian Militia (KR) as well as on nursing duties, such as, "What is your duty with regard to the admission of a patient to your ward, death of a patient, and patient's kit?
Three months after joining, Moss's bad eyesight meant he was unable to serve any longer under the King's Regulations
, and he was discharged with a morning's notice.