HC Deb 23 November 1920 vol 135 cc198-9
20. Commander Viscount CURZON

asked the Secretary of State for War how many field guns, aeroplanes, machine guns, and rifles, and how much ammunition, have been captured by the rebel forces in Ireland from the military since 1st January, 1920?


The following munitions have been captured by the rebels in Ireland since 1st January last: Machine guns, 1; Hotchkiss, 2; rifles, 199; revolvers, 142; ammunition, 66,385 rounds; rifle-grenades, 2; Mills grenades, 2. No field guns or aeroplanes have been captured.

Commander BELLAIRS

Do those figures include those we have recaptured?


I do not know whether they are gross or net.