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Indian Armed Forces (British Personnel)

Volume 439: debated on Monday 30 June 1947

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asked the Under-Secretary of State for India how many British officers and British other ranks, respectively, are at present serving on the establishment of, or attached to, each of the Royal Indian Navy, the Indian Army and the Royal Indian Air Force.

The numbers for 1st June, 1947, are as follow:—Royal Indian Navy, 241 officers, I rating; Indian Army, 10,184 officers, 12,282 B.O.R. s; Royal Indian Air Force, 44 officers, 957 B.O.R.'s.