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Ceisteanna—Questions. Oral Answers. - Army Personnel.

Tuesday, 25 January 1966

Dáil Éireann Debate
Vol. 220 No. 1

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85.

Mr. Ryan: Information on Richie Ryan Zoom on Richie Ryan asked the Minister for Defence the number and rank of Army personnel on 1st January in each year from 1957 to date.

Mr. Hilliard: Information on Michael Hilliard Zoom on Michael Hilliard As the reply is in the form of a tabular statement, I propose, with your permission, a Cheann Comhairle, to circulate it in the Official Report.

Following is the statement:

Strength of na Buan-Óglaigh as on 1st January, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966.

Oifigigh 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
Céimeanna Airm:
Left.-Ghinearál 1 1 1 1 1 1
Maor-Ghinearál 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Cornal 29 30 31 34 33 36 37 34 35 34
Left.-Chornal 69 57 67 69 66 72 71 75 85 84
Ceannfort 248 243 251 256 260 278 277 267 269 272
Captaen 477 481 445 418 412 409 423 425 436 430
Lefteanant 273 269 265 256 228 167 163 159 159 201
Dara-Lefteanant 54 52 47 22 31 46 67 85 81 69
Céimeanna Cabhlaigh:
Captaen 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ceannasaí 4 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Left. Cheannasaí 10 8 10 12 12 12 14 12 12 11
Lefteanant 18 16 15 12 13 18 15 16 14 14
Fo-Lefteanant 8 8 9 7 4 2 2 6 8 9
Meirgire 1 2 1 4 6 3 1
Iomlán 1,192 1,170 1,148 1,092 1,065 1,050 1,081 1,088 1,106 1,130

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Fir 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966
Céimeanna Airm:
Maor-Sháirsint 31 31 32 32 31 30 30 32 32 32
Ceathrú Sháirsint Cathláin. 29 30 30 30 30 29 23 29 28 29
Sáirsint Complachta 135 134 133 133 134 129 126 123 129 131
Ceathrú-Sháirsint Complachta. 280 281 284 287 290 295 298 298 303 311
Sáirsint 908 905 898 927 921 927 915 960 963 973
Ceannaire 1,305 1,325 1,321 1,301 1,419 1,408 1,430 1,304 1,281 1,333
Saighdiúir Singil 4,507 3,909 4,681 4,817 4,524 4,181 4,075 4,110 4,021 4,113
Dalta 49 25 13 36 31 91 90 95 73 65
Céimeanna Cabhlaigh:
Oifigigh Barántais 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Ard-Mhion-Oifigeach Sinsearach. 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Ard-Mhion-Oifigeach 27 25 27 28 29 27 25 24 26 27
Mion-Oifigeach Sinsearach 2 3 3 1 2 2 2
Mion-Oifigeach 42 44 44 37 46 44 39 42 43 47
Mairnéalach Ceannais 45 52 38 61 59 49 57 62 54 50
Mairnélach 197 171 249 268 223 183 138 128 125 128
Dalta 4
Iomlán 7,557 6,934 7,752 7,963 7,748 7,400 7,251 7,213 7,084 7,245


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