HC Deb 10 March 1926 vol 192 c2313W

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the strength of the Royal Marines, and the total charge on the Navy Vote for their maintenance?


The establishment of the corps is:

Royal Marines 9,782
Royal Naval School of Music 901
Royal Marine Police 317
Total 11,000
The corps is at present 308 underborne. The amount provided in the 1926 Estimates for pay and allowances, victualling, clothing, etc., and shore accommodation of Royal Marines is approximately £1,900,000.