March 18, 1948 (20th Parliament, 4th Session)

LIB

Hugues Lapointe (Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of National Defence)

Liberal

Mr. LAPOINTE:

The hon. member has agreed to drop parts 2, 4 and 5 of this question; parts 1 and 3 are answered.
1. (a) 187,865, subject to the total actual strength not exceeding 90,000 for the present; (b) 28,743.
3. 1st infantry division; 3rd infantry division; 4th infantry division; 5th infantry division; 2nd armoured division; 6th armoured division; 20th armoured brigade; 21st armoured brigade; 5th infantry brigade; 6th infantry brigade; 17th infantry brigade; 18th infantry brigade; 1st corps troops; 2nd corps troops. Selected army and home defence troops grouped under the heading "Ancillary Troops".
2, 4 and 5. Dropped.

Topic:   QUESTIONS
Subtopic:   CANADIAN ARMY
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