HC Deb 28 January 1947 vol 432 cc168-9W
Mr. W. Wells

asked the Secretary of State for War at which of his Department's schools and training establishments arrangements have been made for the attendance of military personnel from the self-governing Dominions, either as students or instructors, during 1947.

Mr. Bellenger

Arrangements have been made, or are in the process of being made, for the attendance of Dominion Army personnel either as instructors or as students at the following Army schools and training establishments during 1947:

  • Royal Armoured Corps School.
  • School of Artillery.
  • Coast Artillery School.
  • School of Anti-Aircraft Artillery.
  • School of Military Engineering.
  • Transportation Training Centre.
  • School of Signals.
  • School of Infantry.
  • School of Air Support.
  • Army Airborne Training and Development Centre.
  • Royal Army Service Corps School.
  • Royal Army Ordnance Corps Training Centre.
  • Royal Electrical and Mechanical Engineers Training Centre.
  • Joint Services Staff College.
  • Staff College.
  • Senior Officers' School.
  • School of Electric Lighting.
  • Military College of Science.
  • Army Mechanical Transport School.
  • Army School of Physical Training.

Mr. W. Wells

asked the Secretary of State for War how many military personnel from each of the self-governing Dominions are now attending his departments schools and training establishments in this country; and how many such personnel are on the instructing staffs of such schools or establishments.

Mr. Bellenger

The numbers are as follow:

Canada 16
One of whom is an instructor at the Staff College.
Australia 9
Two of whom are instructors at the Staff College; one officer is taking over from the other.
South Africa 3
One of whom is an instructor at the School of Infantry
New Zealand 1
An officer instructor at the Staff College