HC Deb 26 March 1903 vol 120 c296
MR. ARTHUR LEE (Hampshire, Fareham)

To ask the Secretary of State for War what military stations abroad are now reckoned as Home stations, and how many infantry battalions at present serving out of the United Kingdom are reckoned as Home battalions for purposes of the linked-battalion system.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Brodrick.) No stations abroad are reckoned as Home stations, but fifteen of the battalions temporarily detained in South Africa have been estimated for at the numbers on the Home establishment, but are being temporarily kept up to Foreign establishment by drafts.