HC Deb 04 February 1887 vol 310 c651
CAPTAIN COTTON (Cheshire, Wirral)

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether those officers belonging to the batteries lately converted from Horse to Field Artillery may, in addition to retaining their uniform, be allowed to draw forage for the authorized number of their chargers until their re-absorption into the Horse Artillery?

THE SECRETARY OF STATE (Mr. E. STANHOPE) (Lincolnshire, Horncastle)

Yes, Sir; this concession has been granted to the officers of the batteries of Horse Artillery lately announced for conversion to field batteries.