Young Soldiers (Training).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 16th December 1941.

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Photo of Major Goronwy Owen Major Goronwy Owen , Caernarvonshire

Will the Minister take into account the danger of giving these young soldiers far too heavy work, as was the case in the last war? Will he look into this matter very carefully, as a very large number of boys of 18 years of age who served in the last war suffered from valvular disease of the heart as a result of their heavy training?