MR. PIKE PEASE
To ask the Secretary of State for War what was the total number of the officers, non-commissioned officers, and men of the Regular Army serving with the colours on 1st October 1905, and 1st February, 1908, respectively.
(Answered by Mr. Secretary Haldane.) The figures for 1st October, 1905, and 1st January, 1908, are as follow, the figures for 1st February, 1908, not yet being available—
§ infantry of the line serving with the colours at Home, in the Colonies and Egypt, and in India, respectively, on the 1st October, 1905, and the 1st February, 1908, respectively.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR WAR (Mr. HALDANE,) Haddingtonshire
707 The figures for the 1st October, 1905, and 1st January, 1908, are as follows,
|Officers||Non-commissioned Officers and Men.||Total.|
|1st October, 1905.|
|Colonies and Egypt||943||31,322||32,265|
|1st January, 1908.|
|Colonies and Egypt||733||22,403||23,136|