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Oral Answers to Questions — War Decorations (Volunteer Force).

– in the House of Commons on 2nd December 1919.

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Photo of Mr David Matthews Mr David Matthews , Swansea East

38.

asked the Secretary of State for War whether the members of the Volunteer Force who served during the whole period of the War are to receive any medal for the same; and, failing general recognition, are those officers and other ranks who gave up three months at personal sacrifice to act as the mainstay of the national defence on the East Coast from June to September, 1918, to receive any recognition for their services in a time of great need?

Photo of Mr Winston Churchill Mr Winston Churchill , Dundee

I would refer my hon. Friend to the reply on the 5th November to my hon. and gallant Friend the Member for South Tottenham, to the effect that the matter is now under consideration.