HC Deb 19 February 1919 vol 112 c914
61. Major WOOD

asked the Secretary of State for War if he can state what provision, if any, is made for the release of individual soldiers, except on purely compassionate grounds, from the Army of Occupation before that Army is demobilised?

Captain GUEST

The provisions governing the eventual release of soldiers from the Armies of Occupation, when these are formed, have not yet been finally decided upon. They will be promulgated in due course.

Major WOOD

If these regulations are still under consideration will he consider the advisability of introducing some form of elasticity in order to provide for hard cases on business grounds?

Captain GUEST

I will represent the matter to the Secretary of State.

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