HC Deb 10 October 1916 vol 86 cc9-10
12. Mr. KING

asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department whether he can state the number of friendly aliens who have enlisted in the British Army as such or under the scheme announced by him?

The SECRETARY of STATE for the HOME DEPARTMENT (Mr. Herbert Samuel)

I am informed by the War Office that up to the beginning of this month the total number of Russians who had taken advantage of the scheme referred to by the hon. Member to enlist or attest for service was about 400.