HC Deb 30 October 1919 vol 120 cc907-8W

asked the Secretary of State for War how many motor cars are now on the strength of the British Force in France and Flanders and the Army of the Rhine?


At the dates of the last returns received, 20th October and 23rd October respectively, there were 2,858 motor cars on the strength of the British Army in France and 795 on the strength of the Army of the Rhine. Of these, 1,723 which had been or were about to be declared surplus to Army requirements were awaiting disposal in France, and sixty-five of those on the Rhine have also already been earmarked for disposal.