§ 54. Mr. McGOVERN
asked the Secretary of State for War the number of persons who were blinded and driven insane as a result of service in the late War, and the numbers who lost either an arm or a leg or both arms or both legs?
§ The MINISTER of PENSIONS (Major Tryon)
I have been asked to reply. The approximate numbers of pensioners in the 777 categories mentioned at the end of 1931 were as follow: Cases of total blindness, 975; of mental disorder in mental hospitals, 6,300; and cases of amputation of a leg or arm, or of both arms or both legs, 34,500.