HC Deb 01 March 1912 vol 34 cc1777-8W

asked how many Cavalry, Infantry, Artillery, Royal Engineers, Royal Army Medical Corps, and other branches of the Army, respectively, were detailed for service at Belfast on 8th February last; what were the names of the regiments to which they belonged; and from what places were they drafted?

Colonel SEELY

The following additions were made to the troops ordinarily quartered in Belfast for service on the 8th February:—One squadron 5th Dragoon Guards from Curragh, two companies Royal Engineers from Curragh, one battalion East Kent Regiment from Dublin, one battalion Royal Fusiliers from Dublin, one battalion South Lancashire Regiment from Curragh, one battalion Manchester Regiment from Curragh, one battalion Highland Light Infantry from Mullingar; amounting to 85 officers and 2,486 other ranks.