HC Deb 14 May 1935 vol 301 c1527
5. Mr. JOEL

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office the number of different countries with which we exchange officers as an act of international courtesy; and the numbers in each case of such exchange of officers?


There are no specific arrangements for exchange. Officers are attached to the armies of other countries according to applications received from time to time. The numbers of foreign officers at present attached to the British Army are: from China 4, Egypt 3, Germany 3, Iraq 4, Japan 1, Sweden 1. A total of 16. The number of British officers at present attached or about to be attached to foreign armies is 10; namely, 3 to France, 3 to Germany, 3 to Italy and 1 to Japan.