HC Deb 26 March 1900 vol 81 cc317-8
MR. M'KENNA (Monmouthshire, N.)

I beg to ask the Under Secretary of State for War whether any record is kept of the percentage of boys, educated at the Duke of York's School, Chelsea and Dub- * See The Parliamentary Debates [Fourth Series], Vol. lxi., page 451. lin, who, not being bandsmen, subsequently join the Army.


Records are kept at the Royal Military Schools, and the figures for the last twelve months are as follows:—Duke of York's School, Chelsea: 401 left the school; of these 160 entered the Army as other than bandsmen. Royal Hibernian Military School: 255 left the school, and of these 154 joined the Army as other than bandsmen.