HC Deb 17 February 1914 vol 58 cc752-3
24. Mr. NEWTON

asked how vacancies in the ranks of the Yeoman of the Guard are filled up?

Colonel SEELY

Applicants have to be warrant officers or sergeants with twenty years' colour service, be of exemplary character, have at least one medal for field service, and be recommended by their commanding officer. They must also be at least five feet ten inches in height. Full details will be found in Appendix 21, King's Regulations.


What are the duties of these men, besides that of searching the vaults?

Colonel SEELY

There are many other duties.