HC Deb 27 February 1905 vol 141 c1298
MR. BUCHANAN (Perthshire, E.)

To ask the Secretary of State for War what force is there at present in Somaliland; and whether he has any official information to the effect that the Mullah is again active near Obbia.

(Answered by Mr. Secretary Arnold-Forster.) The troops quartered in the Protectorate are:—

Companies. Fighting Men.
33rd Punjaub Infantry 8 750
6th King's African Rifles 5 500
Total 13 1,250
The reply to the last paragraph is in the negative.