HC Deb 18 February 1920 vol 125 cc862-3
9. Colonel YATE

asked the Secretary of State for India whether, in accordance with the recent Army Council Instruction, compensation will now be given to those officers of the 6th Poona Division whose personal effects, exclusive of military equipment, were removed out of the regimental depot stores by order of the Government of India and sent home uninsured and torpedoed in transit, without any warning having been given to either the officers concerned or their agents as to the removal or shipment of these belongings or any opportunity of insuring them?

The PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Sir Archibald Williamson)

My right hon. Friend has asked me to reply. Compensation will be given under Army Council Instruction 27 of 1920.