Missing Personnel.

Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 10th March 1942.

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Photo of Sir Geoffrey Mander Sir Geoffrey Mander , Wolverhampton East

forasked the Under-Secretary of State for War the number of individuals employed by the British Red Cross Society in hospitals overseas in making inquiries with regard to missing soldiers?

Photo of Mr Duncan Sandys Mr Duncan Sandys , Lambeth Norwood

The primary responsibility for tracing missing soldiers, in so far as this work has to be carried out overseas, rests with the local military authorities. Full particulars of our organisation for tracing missing soldiers were given in my reply to a Question on 19 th December last, of which I will send my hon. Friend a copy.