§ MR. LOUIS SINCLAIR () Essex, Romford
To ask the Secretary of State for War whether his attention has been drawn to the case of Francis Frost, who enlisted in the Royal Garrison Artillery on the 10th November 1902, against his parents' wishes, he being under eighteen years of age, and to the fact that his parents' application that he should return home has been refused; and whether, in view of this man's parents' state of health and circumstances, he can see his way to give orders for his discharge at once.
650 (Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick) The hon. Member has been already informed that the Returns giving these details are not rendered monthly but quarterly; the figures for each quarter of the twelve months ending 30th September are as follows—
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick.) This matter rests entirely with the General Officer Commanding the District, to whom I would suggest that any communications on the subject should be addressed.