April 25, 1918 (13th Parliament, 1st Session)

L LIB

Mr. VIEN:

Laurier Liberal

1. How many men, per province, enlisted under the voluntary system, from the beginning of the war until the proclamation putting into force The Military Service Act, and how many of such men were British born, and how many Canadian born?
2. How many men per province, enlisted voluntarily since the said proclamation to the
Ontario
Quebec
Nova Scotia and P.E.I
New Brunswick
Manitoba
Saskatchewan
Alberta
British Columbia and Yukon..
191,632
48,934
23,4136
18,022
52,784
26,111
36,279
42,608
Nationalities-
Canadian born.... British born .... Other nationalities
439,806
197,473
215,769
26,564
439,806
2. Militia and Defence: Voluntary enlistments since the said proclamation up to and including March 31st, 1918, are not available, but the following are the figures from 31st October, 1917, to 31st March, 1918:
Ontario"
Quebec
Nova Scotia and
P.E.I
New Brunswick ..
Manitoba
Saskatchewan. ..
Alberta
British Columbia and Yukon

8,081, inc. from U.S.A. 3,727, " "636, " "763, " "2,966, " "98, " "415, " "2,021, " "
5,618
1,611
212
1,208

Included in this number are 6,775 Class 1 men voluntarily reporting since the said proclamation.
At the present time information with regard to country of birth of these men is not available.
3. Justice: The information asked for will be found in the Report of Military Service Council laid on the Table and distributed to members.

4. Militia and Defence: Number of men who have reported for military service who were liable under the provisions of the Military Service Act up to and including March 31, 1918:
Ontario 13,295
Quebec [DOT] 3,284
Nova Scotia and P.E.1 1,70)9
New Brunswick 1,502
Manitoba 4,149
Saskatchewan 2,609
Alberta 1,632
British Columbia and Yukon.. 2,888
31,068
5, 6, 7 and 8. Justice: The information asked for will be found in the Report of Military Service Council laid on the Table and distributed to members.

Topic:   QUESTIONS.
Subtopic:   ENLISTMENTS UNDER THE VOLUNTARY SYSTEM.
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