Territorial Army (Decorations).

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 23rd May 1922.

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Photo of Sir Robert Newman Sir Robert Newman , Exeter


asked the Secretary of State for War whether steps can be taken which will entitle an officer's service in the South African War to count equally with service in the recent War when qualifying for the Territorial decoration?

Photo of Mr Worthington Evans Mr Worthington Evans , Colchester

No, Sir; I am not prepared to recommend that the concession granted in respect of the Great War should he made retrospective.