§ 61. Mr. GILLETT
asked the Secretary of State for War what number of the 49,245 men who were rejected last year as recruits to the Army were refused on the ground of defective eyesight, and what number on account of defective teeth?
§ Sir L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS
The information required is only available in the case of the 20,742 men who were rejected by medical officers on primary medical examination and after attestation. Of these, 1,743 were rejected for defective vision and 2,062 for defective teeth.