HC Deb 05 August 1919 vol 119 cc183-5

The PRIME MINISTER (Mr. Lloyd George), at the Bar, acquainted the House that he had a Message from His Majesty, signed by His Majesty's own hand, and he presented the same to the House.

Mr. SPEAKER read the Message (all the Members of the House being uncovered),as followeth:

"His Majesty taking tutu consideration the eminent service rendered during the late War by those officer who commanded and directed His forces by sea, on land, and in the air, and being desirous in recognition of such services to confer upon them some signal mark of His favour, recommends to His faithful Commons that He should be enabled to a runt to: —

Navy £
Admiral of the fleet Sir David Beatty 100,000
Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Jellicoe 50,000

Admiral Sir Charles E. Madden 10,000
Admiral Sir F. G. Doveton Sturdee 10,000
Rear-Admiral Sir Roger J. B. Keyes 10,000
Vice-Admiral Sir John de Robec 10,000
Commodore Sir Reginald Y. Tyrwhitt 10,000
Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig 100,000
Field Marshal Viscount French 50,000
Field Marshal Sir Edmund Allenby 50,000
Field Marshal Sir Herbert plumer 30,000
Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson 10,000
General Sir Henry Rawlinson 30,000
General the Hon. Sir Julian Byng 30,000
General Sir Henry Home. 30,000
General Sir William Robertson 10,000
General Sir William Birdwood 10,000
Lieut.-Colonel Sir Maurice Hankey 25,000
Air Vice-Marshal Sir Hugh Trenchard 10,000."

Ordered, That His Majesty's Most Gracious Message be referred to the Committee of Supply." — [The Prime. Minister.]