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Thursday, 27 May 1915

Senator READY (for Senator Long) asked the Minister of Defence, upon notice -

What length of active service have the following officers of the next contingent to leave Australia for the seat of war : - Captain Aitken, Lieutenant Mclntyre, Captain Hutchings, Lieutenant Nicholl, Lieutenant Brent?


The explanation of their being honorary lieutenants is that those who had substantive rank in South Africa were afterwards given honorary rank in the Commonwealth Forces, although they had not actually served.

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