§ Mr. RAMSDEN
asked the Secretary of State for War if he will give the figures of recruiting and re-enlistment since the Armistice?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
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 31,041 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.