§ 20. Mr. WELLOCK
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the number of persons under 18 years of age serving in the Navy in any capacity and the number between 18 and 21?
§ The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the ADMIRALTY (Lieut.-Colonel Headlam)
The following naval ratings 391 and Royal Marines (other than officers) were serving on 1st January, 1928:
Under 18 years of age 6,477 Between 18 and 21 14,282
§ Exact numbers for officers are not available, but the approximate numbers (including cadets) are:
|Under 18 years of age||670|
|Between 18 and 21||670|