HC Deb 27 October 1919 vol 120 cc302-3W
Brigadier-General WIGAN

asked the Secretary of State for War if he will state the number of Staff officers, with their grading, or officers attached to the Staff of the Tank Corps Centre at Wool; what number of battalions they train or administer; and what the ration strength of the above are?


The number of officers employed at the Headquarters, Tank Corps Training Centre, is thirteen, and their grading is as follows:

Brigadier-General 1
General Staff Officer (First Grade 1
General Staff Officer (Third Grade) 1
Assistant Adjutant and Quarter-master General 1
Deputy Assistant Adjutant-General 1
Deputy Assistant Quarter-master General 1
Staff Captains 2
Attached Officers 4
Quartermaster 1

This staff administer and train four battalions (including the Depot Battalion), the Tank Corps Depot, Central Schools and Central Workshops. The ration strength at present is 4,582 officers and other ranks, but the number, of course, fluctuates from day to day.