Royal Field Artillery (Private R. J. Baldwin).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 11th May 1922.

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asked the Minister of Pensions (1) whether R. J. Baldwin, late private, No. 13,472, Royal Field Artillery, was awarded a disability pension of 13s. 6d., including allowances for his wife and children, on 22nd December, 1920, to take effect from the 23rd February, 1921, and to end on 25th October, 1921; whether any and, if so, how much of this pension has been paid; whether he will take steps to see that any arrears are forwarded to this man as early as possible;

(2) whether he is aware that R. J. Baldwin, late private, No. 13,472, Royal Field Artillery, was awarded a service pension of 10d. per day for life in addition to his disability pension; whether the rate of pension where no disability pension is being paid is 2s. per day for the period served by this man; whether he is aware that this pension was to date from the 23rd March, 1919; that this pension has not been paid to him; and that this man is in extreme need; and whether he can state how soon this pension will be paid him along with the arrears to which he is entitled?