United States v. Ferris
265 U.S. 165 (1924)

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United States v. Ferris, 265 U.S. 165 (1924)

United States v. Ferris

No. 217

Argued April 8, 1924

Decided May 26, 1924

265 U.S. 165

Syllabus

An army officer was not "serving with troops operating against an enemy" within the meaning of § 7 of the Act of April 26, 1898, c.191, 30 Stat. 364, while exercising a command in a camp of instruction in this country during the late war in Europe. P. 265 U. S. 166.

57 Ct.Clms. 566 reversed.

Appeal from from a judgment of the Court of Claims which sustained the claim of an army officer for increased pay and allowances.

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