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|Office of the Clerk of the Ordnance|
Board of Ordnance Arms preserved on a gun tampion in Gibraltar
|Member of||Board of Ordnance (1545-1855)|
|Reports to||Master-General of the Ordnance|
Subject to formal approval by the King-in-Council
|Term length||Not fixed (typically 3–9 years)|
|Inaugural holder||John Rogers|
The Clerk of the Ordnance was a subordinate of the Master-General of the Ordnance and a member of the Board of Ordnance from its constitution in 1597. He was responsible for the correspondence and for the financial bookkeeping of the Board. The office was abolished in 1857.