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Belgian banknote

Pay for other ranks in the Royal Air Force ranged from 1 shilling (5p) per day for a Boy to 9 (45p) shillings for a Chief Master Mechanic. Personnel serving overseas were paid in local currency, such as this well worn Belgian bank note from 1916.

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