HC Deb 05 August 1919 vol 119 cc193-4W

asked the Secretary of State for War how many battalions of British troops are now in Italy; and what is the staff which controls them?


The British troops now in Italy are: Two companies 1st Garrison Battalion, Royal Munster Fusiliers; one company, 1st Garrison Battalion, Suffolk Regiment; half-company, 48th Machine-Gun Battalion. The 8th Battalion, York and Lancaster Regiment, is at Fiume. All troops now in Italy are under the command of the Inspector-General of Communications, General Headquarters having been abolished on the 26th June last.