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Royal Engineers (F. Allsopp).

Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 25th May 1922.

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Photo of Mr Robert Young Mr Robert Young , Newton


asked the Minister of Pensions whether he is aware that the late F. Allsopp, No. 477,120, sapper, Royal Engineers, suffered from sunstroke and malaria while in Mesopotamia, and that shortly after demobilisation he was afflicted with paralysis; whether the claim for pension was disallowed, and on what grounds; and whether the circumstances of his death have been reported to the Ministry, and with what result to his widow?

Photo of Sir James Macpherson Sir James Macpherson , Ross and Cromarty

I am, looking into this case, and will communicate with my hon. Friend at an early date.