HC Deb 03 June 1919 vol 116 c1855W

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will give the figures of recruiting and re-enlistment since the Armistice?


The figures are as follows:

Normal engagements(up to the 24th May) 24,402
Re-enlistment of ex-soldiers for short service(up to the 24th May) 3,668
Men for garrison duties (up to the 24th May) 235
Men for Labour Corps (exhumamation of bodies, etc.) (up to the 24th May) 2,736
Re-enlistments of serving soldiers for periods of two, three, and four years (up to the 30th May 71,465

These figures do not include re-enlistments from the Army of the Rhine, which up to the 25th May amount to 22,977.