April 21, 1947 (20th Parliament, 3rd Session)


Mr. ILSLEY: (Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada)


1. With (a) the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Provost Company, (b) the former marine section (on transfer to Royal Canadian Navy), and (c) the former aviation section (on transfer to Royal Canadian Air Force), 395.
2. Twenty-five.
3. In the cases of the men who served with the provost company and those former members of the aviation section, they were on leave of absence without pay. In the case of members of the former marine section, an order in council was passed' on the 29th December, 1943, P.C. 141/98G8, directing that the time served by these men in the Royal Canadian Navy, during the second great war, should be considered1 as leave of absence, without pay, for pension purposes.
Note:-It is believed that a considerable number of other members of the force, who left it at the expiration of their engagement with the Royal Canadian Mounted. Police, joined the fighting forces and served overseas, but only very incomplete details are available regarding these.

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