HC Deb 12 July 1915 vol 73 c650

asked the Under-Secretary of State for War if he is aware that several hundred men of the G Company of the Royal Army Medical Corps were, without being consulted, transferred to an Infantry battalion; if he is ware that eighty-two Scotsmen so transferred protested that they desired to remain in the Royal Army Medical Corps, but, if the transfer was compulsory, they wished to be sent to a Scottish regiment; and that, notwithstanding this request, they were sent to Plymouth and attached to the 3rd Battalion of the King's Own Regiment; and, under these circumstances, will he arrange that these Scottishmen may be given facilities to join regiments of their own nationality?


Instructions have been issued that the men referred to may transfer to Scottish regiments if they like.