§ MR. H. D. GREENE (Shrewsbury)
I beg to ask the Secretary of State for India whether medals and clasps for service in the last Punjaub War and the Tirah Campaign, 1897–8, have been issued to officers and men of the Bengal Staff Corps entitled thereto; and, if not, what is the cause of the delay, anti when the distribution will take place.
§ THE SECRETARY OF STATE FOR INDIA (LORD GEORGE HAMILTON, Middlesex, Ealing)
The medals and clasps granted for the operations on the Punjaub frontier in 1897–98 have been in course of distribution since last summer. Any delay which may have occurred is due to the medal rolls not having been promptly submitted.