HC Deb 18 March 1941 vol 370 c2
1. Mr. Ammon

asked the Minister of Shipping whether he is aware that bodies of merchant seamen have been washed ashore without means of identification and have been buried in unknown graves; and whether he will consider making it compulsory for all merchant seamen to wear identity discs?

The Parliamentary Secretary to the Ministry of Shipping (Sir Arthur Salter)

Yes, Sir. My right hon. Friend will consider this proposal.

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