HC Deb 22 March 1922 vol 152 c435

asked the Parliamentary Secretary to the Admiralty whether he is aware that the 1914–15 star has been refused to men who served during the War in His Majesty's repair ships; and, in view of the fact that ships like H.M.S. "Cyclops" were armed and able to fulfil all the requirements of a sea-going ship, he can see his way to reconsider the matter and grant to these men the star, and so remove what is regarded by them as a grievance?


The naval award of the 1914–15 star for service in His Majesty's ships is limited to service in those ships which actually went to sea, and as H.M.S. "Cyclops" had no sea service during the qualifying period, it has been definitely decided that members of her crew are ineligible for the star.