HC Deb 13 May 1869 vol 196 c749

said, he would beg to ask the Secretary of State for War, with reference to the new regulation giving a step of honorary rank to Militia Officers of certain standing, Whether he proposes to take into consideration, as a qualification for such step, lengthened service with embodied regiments, as distinguished from attendance at the annual training?


, in reply, said, it was proposed to give an honorary rank to officers who had served a certain number of years; but no distinction was to be made whether regiments which had been embodied or disembodied.