Widow's Pension (MRS. G. W. Kirkup).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Naval and Military Pensions and Grants. – in the House of Commons on 31st July 1922.

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Photo of Mr John Swan Mr John Swan , Barnard Castle


asked the. Minister of Pensions if he is aware that Mrs. Kirkup, of Langley Park, County Durham, widow of the late Sergeant G. W. Kirkup, No. 13867, East Yorkshire Regiment, has been refused a pension; that Kirkup's pension was raised up to 100 per cent.; and that he had served, not only in the late War, but also in Africa and will he see that, in the light of all the service rendered and resulting in his death, the widow will not be left destitute, but that the pension will be transferred to her which her husband had?