§ 16. Sir A. Knox
asked the Secretary of State for War, what is now the average age of a commander of an infantry division in the British Army; and whether he has any information as to the average age of such a commander in the Russian, German and Japanese armies, respectively?
§ Captain Margesson
The average age of an infantry divisional commander in the British Army is 48½. The estimated average age of German and Japanese infantry divisional commanders is 54 in each case. Very little information is-available with regard to the ages of Russian divisional commanders, but it is not thought that any are over 45.