§ 34. Mr. ROBERT YOUNG
asked the Secretary of State for War what was the attack rate and death rate per 1,000 wounded men from tetanus in the South African War, the Russo-Japanese War, the Crimean War, and the Franco-Prussian War?
§ Mr. CHURCHILL
There were six cases of tetanus among other ranks wounded or injured in action during the South African War, or an attack rate of .28 per 1,000; and three deaths, or a death rate of .14 per 1,000. There were no cases of tetanus among officers. No statistics regarding tetanus are available in the War Office for the other wars mentioned.