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arm are divided proportionately to its peace establishment between Head I.
(6.) (Heavy Batteries included in the Field Army) and Head II. (d.), (e.), and
(f.) (Fixed Garrisons).

The remnant of the Reserve Division of the Militia is shown under
Head I. (c.) (Field Service at Home only).

Cost.

In the calculations of cost, the total sum provided in the Army Estimates of 1907-08, with the exception of the special and non-recurrent items detailed above Table I., has been distributed approximately under the prescribed heads and subheads.

In doing this, the sums provided for personnel, including pay, rations, clothing, transport, barrack accommodation and stores, personal equipment, &c., and pensions have been distributed in accordance with the Table of Establishments. The sums provided for Fortifications and Coast Defence Artillery have been charged to Fixed Garrisons, and those for Horse and Field Artillery to Mobile Defence. The remainder of the sums provided for clothing, stores and works, and those provided for staff and administration, have been distributed over the several heads in proportion to the Regular establishments.

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ARMY.

APPROXIMATE ESTIMATE OF THE COST

OF THE PROPOSED TERRITORIAL

FORCE.

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1907.

APPROXIMATE ESTIMATE OF THE COST OF THE

PROPOSED TERRITORIAL FORCE.

This estimate is intended to show the normal annual cost of the Force when fully organized and has been based upon the assumption that the Territorial Force will consist of sufficient troops, approximately 300,000 men, to form 14 Mounted Brigades, 14 Divisions and Army Troops ; to provide for Coast Defences; and to supply 60 troops of Cavalry for service with the Regular Cavalry. It has been assumed(1.) That except the Divisional Generals and a comparatively small

instructional staff, the force will be entirely officered by non

regular or ex-regular officers. (2.) That regimental adjutants, except in the case of the Coast

Defence troops, will be officers of the Territorial Force, and in consideration of the extra work required of them, when compared with other officers of the force, will receive

1001. per annum. (3.) That money, sufficient to enable every officer and man and

every unit to go into camp for 15 days will be provided each year and placed at the disposal of General Officers Commanding-in-Chief. From this fund the General Officer Commanding will have to meet all expenses connected with

camps, schools of instruction, classes, &c. (4.) That no payment of any kind, beyond railway fares, will be

made to officers or men for attendance at drills or musketry, but that when at camp all ranks will receive the pay of a Regular soldier, of corresponding position, and a Government

ration, or the allowance in lieu, and messing allowance. (5.) That separation allowance will be given for

(a.) Non-commissioned officers above the rank of serjeant.

(6.) 50 per cent. of other non-commissioned officers. (6.) That one suit of clothes (Service dress) will be provided for

each man. (7.) A sum of 15s. per head* for the Cavalry and Infantry

has been included for ammunition, but no allowance has been made for big gun ammunition for the Artillery, or stores for the Engineers, Army Service Corps, and Medical

Departments. (8.) It has been assumed that the Divisional Major-Generals will be

additional to the present Army establishment of general

officers. (9.) No allowance has been made for a share of the non-effective

charges for the Regular officers and non-commissioned officers

employed with the Territorial Force. (10.) For the accommodation (drill halls and rifle ranges) of the

Force a sum of 551. per company, and a proportionate sum for other units, has been included.

• Present issue of ammunition to Volunteers is approximately 108. a head.

*(11.) A sum of 751. per company and a proportionate sum for other

units has been taken for contingencies and the general

expenses of administration.
(12.) The composition of the various units and the number of horses

have been taken from the “ War Establishments for 1907-08,"

compiled by the General Staff.
(13.) No provision is made in this estimate for initial expenditure

for, e.g., guns, rifles, clothing, equipment, and capital

expenditure on drill halls and ranges.
(14.) Cadets and rifle clubs are not included.

GUY FLEETWOOD WILSON,

D.G.F.

29th January, 1907.

TABLE SHOWING STRENGTH AND COST OF AUXILIARY FORCES,

REPRINTED FROM ARMY ESTIMATES FOR 1906–07.

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(d) i.e., dividing the amount by the number (93,632) of all ranks effective on 1st Jan., 1906.
(e) i.e., dividing the amount among 25,399 of all ranks effective on 1st Jan., 1906.
(f) i.e., dividing the amount among the 252,940 effective on 1st October, 1905.

* NOTE — This is meant to cover the administration expenses of associations and units.

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