§ Captain HACKING
asked the Secretary of State for War whether Sergeant Albert Edward Barker, No. 55825, Royal Field Artillery, was discharged on 13th January, 1919, under Special Army Order IV., dated 10th December, 1918; whether he re-enlisted under the same Army Order on 14th January, 1919; whether he was re-attested and duly sworn and taken before his colonel and approved; whether his discharge certificate contains an endorsement of the re-enlistment signed by the officer commanding records, Woolwich; whether he proceeded on the three months' re-engagement leave on the 1st February, 1919; whether he was recalled from leave on 25th February, 1919, and informed a month later that his re-enlistment had been cancelled; and, if so, will he issue orders to have this soldier at once taken back into the Service and granted the completion of leave?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
I am making inquiries in this case, and will write to my hon. and gallant Friend as soon as I am in a position to do so.