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Army—Royal Military College—Sandhurst—Sub-Lieutenants

Volume 218: debated on Monday 23 March 1874

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Question

asked the Secretary of State for War, Whether the system of sending Sub-lieutenants to Sandhurst after they have done duty with their respective Regiments is to be continued?

, in reply, said, that when he came into office he found that proceedings had been very far advanced towards effecting a change in the present system of sending young officers to Sandhurst after they had served for some time with their regiments. He might add, without going into particulars, that that system would be discontinued in a very short time, and the mode in which the officers would he dealt with would be described in a Notice which would be published.