§ MR. VINCENT KENNEDY (Cavan, W.)
To ask the Secretary of State for War if he will state how many [Army recruits have been obtained in Ireland for the half-year ended June 30th, 1905; and what was the number of men annually recruited for the Army in Ireland for the past ten years.
1309 (Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.) The figures are as follows:—
|For Regular Army.||Militia.|
|During 1903, first nine month||2,652||4,222|
|During 1903, last three month||1,115||1,218|
|During six months ended 30th june, 1905||1,362||2,798|