Pioneer Corps.

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

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Photo of Hon. Oliver Stanley Hon. Oliver Stanley , Westmorland

If my hon. Friend means that we should allow training over that age our experience when recruiting was first started for this Corps was that a number of men went to France with this Corps who were not physically fit for it, and a large number had to be returned to England.