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Ranker Commissions

Volume 416: debated on Thursday 12 April 1945

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asked the Secretary of State for War the number of commissions granted from the ranks, together with the number of direct commissions during the war.

From 1st September, 1939, to 31st October, 1945, 208,017 commissions were granted, including 151,310 from the ranks, of which 26,198 were direct commissions, the remainder being through 0.C.T.Us. These figures do not include A.T.S.