HC Deb 22 July 1898 vol 62 c848
CAPTAIN BAGOT (Westmorland, Kendal)

On behalf of the honourable and gallant Member for the Evesham Division of Worcester I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War what was the inflow and outflow of men between the 1st April and 1st July, 1898, in the cavalry, horse and field artillery, garrison artillery, guards, and infantry at home, respectively; and what was the number of Reservists under the same heads on 1st July, 1898?


The inflow was—cavalry, 782; horse and field artillery, 740; garrison artillery, 668; foot guards, 527; infantry, 5,843. The outflow was—cavalry, 669; horse and field artillery, 585; garrison artillery, 524; foot guards, 362; infantry, 3,624. The net result was a gain in the cavalry of 113, horse and field artillery, 155; garrison artillery, 144; foot guards, 165; and infantry of the Line, 2,219. The general result is a gain of 2,796 men on the arms named. On the 1st July, 1898, the Reservists of the above arms stood as follows: Cavalry, 5,959; horse and field artillery, 6,150; garrison artillery, 5,056; foot guards, 5,226; infantry of the Line, 51,354.

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