Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 17th February 1942.
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asked the Secretary of State for War whether awards, other than those of the Victoria Cross and the George Cross, can be made posthumously?
I presume that my hon. Friend refers to awards to military personnel. The other awards of this nature are the Indian Order of Merit and the Albert Medal.
Can the right hon. and gallant Gentleman say why there should be a distinction between certain awards which are given posthumously and other awards which are not given posthumously?
No, Sir. I have given the facts.
Will the right hon. and gallant Gentleman look into the matter?
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