March 10, 1948 (20th Parliament, 4th Session)

PC

Mr. FULTON:

Progressive Conservative

1. What is (a) the authorized strength of the Active Canadian Army? Has this been amended and if so, tvhat is the effect of the amendment; (b) the present actual strength of the Active Army?
2. What is the distribution, by commands, of Active Army personnel presently on strength?
3. Of the personnel in each command as shown in the answer to question 2, how many are (a) effective fighting forces; (b) administrative, service and desk troops?
4. (a) What is the present authorized strength in officers and other ranks respectively of each unit or part unit of all arms and services (giving names), which comprise the brigade group forming the field force of the Active Army? (b) What is the actual number of officers and other ranks respectively presently on strength in each unit or part unit covered in 4 (a)?

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY
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