Oral Answers to Questions — British Army.

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  • Lecture, Brighton (Transport of Officers). (5 speeches)

    Wing-Commander Wright: asked the Secretary of State for War how many special trains were used to convey officers of South-Eastern Command to a lecture at the Savoy Cinema, Brighton, on 31st...

  • Spectacles (Overseas Supplies). (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what arrangements exist for supplying or replacing spectacles to men serving abroad; and whether he is aware that complaints have come to hand regretting...

  • Ex-Service Men (Badge). (8 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware of the cases of ex-Service men who have served overseas during the present conflict and subsequently been discharged on medical grounds,...

  • Missing Men (Tracing). (5 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether the British Red Cross Society is responsible to the War Office for tracing wounded and missing in hospitals, or whether the War Office has any...

  • Home Guard (Applications Refused). (7 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that ex-Lance-Corporal Willis, who was discharged from the Army with a high character, made an application to join the Home Guard; that he...

  • Gratuities, 1914–1918. (2 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what were the rates of gratuity granted to officers and other ranks at the termination of the Great War, 1914–18?

  • Punishments (Privilege Leave). (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether punishment by confinement to barracks or detention for short periods automatically deprives a soldier of privilege leave?

  • Officers (Reversion to Unemployment). (2 speeches)

    Mr. Graham White: asked the Secretary of State for War whether he will arrange for the Ministry of National Service to be notified of the qualifications of all officers reverting to...

  • Cadet Units (Information). (3 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War what arrangements he has made with the Board of Education and local youth committees, in view of the forthcoming interviews with boys desirous of joining...

  • Officers' Widows (Pensions). (4 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether pensions to officers' widows are now awarded on the basis of the full rank of the husband who was serving in a lower rank when he lost his life; and...

  • Posthumous Awards. (6 speeches)

    asked the Secretary of State for War whether awards, other than those of the Victoria Cross and the George Cross, can be made posthumously?