Commissions (University Courses)

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 26th January 1943.

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Photo of Mr John Dugdale Mr John Dugdale , West Bromwich

asked the Secretary of State for War whether there are special short university courses for prospective candidates for commissions in the Army similar to those offered in the Royal Air Force; and, if so, what is the number of officer-cadets already accepted for them?

Photo of Mr Arthur Henderson Mr Arthur Henderson , Kingswinford

Yes, Sir. About 2,000 have so far been accepted, and it is expected that a further 690 or so will be accepted for the course which starts in April.