§ LORD BALCARRES (Lancashire, Chorley)
To ask the Secretary of State for War what was the strength of the following branches of the service prior to June, 1895, viz., Reserve of the Royal Artillery, Army Service Corps, Army Ordnance' Corps, Royal Army Medical Corps, Army Pay Corps, Army Veterinary Corps, Post Office Reservists, and Sick Bearers in connection with the Royal Army Medical Corps, but not actually serving; and what are the strengths at the present time?
§ (Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The strength of Army Reserve of the undermentioned corps on the 1st May,
|Corps.||1st May, 1895.||1st November, 1906.|
|Army Service Corps||2,507||3,989|
|Army Ordnance Corps||254||272|
|Royal Army Medical Corps||1,137||1,574|
|Army Pay Corps||—||17|
|Army Veterinary Corps||—||—|
|Post Office Corps||108||130|
|Sick Bearers, R.A.M.C.||—||—|
§ Outside the men of the Army Medical Corps shown above, there are no reservists in connection with that corps.