§ SIR J. FERGUSSON (Manchester, N.E.)
To ask the Secretary of State for War how many soldiers who had completed two years service and were entitled to extend their service elected to do so in 1904 in India and elsewhere, respectively; and how many so situated did not extend in India and elsewhere.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold- Forster.) The following statement shows 1) the number of three years men (rank and file) of cavalry, artillery, and infantry units on the strength of the Army on 1st July, 1904, who had completed two year service; (2) number in (1) who elected to extend their service; (3) number in (1) who did not extend their service:—
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