HC Deb 22 October 1946 vol 427 c331W
Mr. S. Marshall

asked the Secretary of State for War what was the average length of service of the 258 men of the 13th Parachute Battalion concerned in the recent court martial in Malaya.

Mr. Bellenger

Forty of the men had over three years' service; 128 had between two and three years' service and the remaining 90 between one and two years' service.