Pioneer Corps.

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 7 May 1940.

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Miss Rathbone:

asked the Secretary of State for War whether, in view of the need for a large increase in the Auxiliary Military Pioneer Corps, he has considered requiring the registration under the Military Service Acts of men between the ages of 40 and 50, on the understanding that only those suitable for this Corps will at present be called up and that there will be generous exemptions for hardship?