Special Campaign Pensions.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 7th May 1940.

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Photo of Colonel Josiah Wedgwood Colonel Josiah Wedgwood , Newcastle-under-Lyme

asked the Secretary of State for War whether soldiers who served with Militia battalions throughout the South African war and in the Regular Army during the Great War are eligible for special campaign pensions issued to Regulars who served in South Africa?

Photo of Hon. Oliver Stanley Hon. Oliver Stanley , Westmorland

The soldiers in question are eligible for consideration for special campaign pensions only if they earned a war medal while enlisted in the Regular Army for the ordinary term of service.