R.A.M.C. (Non Medical Commissions)

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 20th October 1942.

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Photo of Sir Hugh Linstead Sir Hugh Linstead , Wandsworth Putney

asked the Secretary of State for War whether pharmacists, trained in zoology and physiology, serving in the Royal Army Medical Corps or newly recruited, will be eligible for consideration for appointment to the Royal Army Medical Corps as non-medical officers?

Photo of Sir Hugh Linstead Sir Hugh Linstead , Wandsworth Putney

asked the Secretary of State for War to what rank promotion will be possible for officers appointed to non-medical commissions in the Royal Army Medical Corps?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

Officers appointed to non-medical commissions in the Royal Army Medical Corps will normally be commissioned as second lieutenants. They will be eligible for promotion to war substantive lieutenant after six months' commissioned service. Selected officers will be eligible for promotion to captain as and when vacancies arise.