HC Deb 06 February 1934 vol 285 cc965-6
43. Captain WATT

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office when the 4th Battalion of the King's Own Scottish Borderers was last commanded by a Territorial?


The 4th Battalion the King's Own Scottish Borderers was commanded by a Territorial Officer from January, 1929, to January, 1934. The present commanding officer was a major of the unit from 1929 to January last.

Brigadier-General NATION

Is it not the case that Territorial officers are always selected for the command of their own units provided that they are suitable and qualified?


Yes, Sir.