HC Deb 14 June 1888 vol 327 cc118-9

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether he will extend to the Yeomanry the Order recently issued to the Volunteers, which limits the age for service in that Force to the years between 17 and 50?

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

It is proposed to fix a limit of age for service in the Yeomanry, subject to exceptions in very special cases.