Horse-drawn Transport

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 10th November 1942.

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Photo of Mr Thomas Hewlett Mr Thomas Hewlett , Manchester Exchange

asked the Secretary of State for War to what extent, in view of the shortage of petrol, the Army is making use of horse-drawn transport in this country?

Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

All horse-drawn transport available in the Army is being used to save the rubber and petrol of motor vehicles. Instructions were issued in September that animal transport could also be hired for this purpose.