HC Deb 12 March 1925 vol 181 c1559W
Lieut.-Colonel POWNALL

asked the Secretary of State for War what was the strength on the latest available date of Sections A and B of the Army Reserve; and what was the comparable figure on the same date in 1914?


The strength of the three sections of the Army Reserve on 1st March, 1925, and on the corresponding date in 1914 was as follows:

Section A. Section B. Section D.
1st March, 1914 5,545 104,309 37,535
1st March, 1925 Nil 52,007 39,323

Enrolment for Section A will not commence until the end of the present month.