HC Deb 27 October 1943 vol 393 cc199-200W
Major Lyons

asked the First Lord of the Admiralty whether there are any respective minimum age limits for officers' promotion in the Royal Navy?

Mr. Alexander

In general there are no minimum age limits for the promotion of naval officers but in the case of the promotion of reserve midshipmen to acting sub-lieutenant and of warrant officers direct to lieutenant minimum age limits of 19½ and 25 are laid down.