HC Deb 01 May 1919 vol 115 cc357-8W

asked the Secretary of State for War what progress has been made in recruiting men on a voluntary basis for the Army and Air Force, up to date, and in particular during the last month?


The total number of recruits for the Army since November, 1918, and up to 26th April, is 18,206, and of reenlistments since 1st January last is 66,679. During the past month6,625 new recruits have joined, and 4,200 men have re-enlisted. As regards men for the Royal Air Force, recruiting only commenced last Monday, and no figures therefore are yet available.