1918 POR - Clerk Badge
Show good handwriting, handprinting and figures.
Be able to use typewriting machine or write in shorthand from dictation at a rate of 20 words a minute as minimum.
Be able to write simple business letters, such as:-
a) An order to a shop enclosing P.O.
b) An application for a post.
c) An acknowledgement of money received.
d) Summarise a statement or narrative in less than one-third of the words used.
Should have kept accounts of personal expenditure for at least one month and bring to examination.
Should know how to write and cash a cheque and the meaning of the following terms:-
Bankrupt. Solvent. Interest. Discount. Invoice. Balance. Crossed Cheque. Statement of Accounts.
Should know how to address people of rank.
1938 Edition - Sea Sense (Sea Ranger Handbook) - this badge is available embroidered in blue, for Sea Rangers.