Home Guard

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 29th September 1942.

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Photo of Mr George Strauss Mr George Strauss , Lambeth North

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that there are many hundreds of volunteers in the London district anxious to join the Home Guard but not allowed to do so as the battalions have been limited to a maximum number; and whether, in view of the fact that the invasion leaflet states that a civilian can join the Home Guard, he will reconsider the organisation of the London district with a view to enabling volunteers to join?