Iraq Operations (Medal).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 1st March 1922.

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Photo of Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook , Basingstoke

71.

asked the Secretary of State for War when the issue will be made of medals to the troops engaged in suppressing the rebellion in Iraq in 1920?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel George Stanley Lieut-Colonel George Stanley , Preston

The question whether a medal shall be granted in respect of these operations is under consideration.

Photo of Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook Colonel Sir Arthur Holbrook , Basingstoke

Is the hon. and gallant Gentleman aware that on leaving Iraq General Haldane told the troops that a medal would be issued to them?

Photo of Lieut-Colonel George Stanley Lieut-Colonel George Stanley , Preston

No, Sir; I am not aware of that.