HC Deb 10 May 1916 vol 82 cc653-4
17. Mr. HOGGE

asked the Under Secretary of State for War what light duties consist of in the case of soldiers passed by a Medical Board for such; and whether they include guards?


The only men marked for light duty are those who, on discharge from hospital, are not fit for field duty. Such men are sent to command or regimental depots, where they are given graduated exercises to enable them to regain their fitness. They are not employed on guard.