The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 30
The Approximate Military Defensive Strength of the British Empire. — Two Million Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Men
The Approximate Military Defensive Strength of the British Empire.
Two Million Two Hundred and Fifty Thousand Men.
185,000 Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, and Soldiers of the British Regular Standing Army at Home and Abroad.
460,000 Officers and Soldiers in the Reserve Forces of Great Britain and Ireland.
65,000 Drilled Police.
500,000 (At least) Officers and Soldiers, in Great Britain trained to arms, in the Regular Army, Militia, or that Volunteer Force for National Defence, which is the proudest institution of British patriotism, but now retired from active duty until summoned by their country's bugle-call.
700,000 Officers and Soldiers, in Greater Britain (Australasia, Canada, and South Africa), who have been trained to arms, and are now in either the Permanent Forces, Armed Constabulary, Standing Militia, Reserve Militia, or Volunteer Forces.
150,000 Indian Troops.
190,000 Indian Police.