§ Colonel YATE
asked the Secretary of State for War whether the 997 men who were wounded in the fighting against the rebels in the Irish rebellion have been forbidden to wear the distinctive stripe; and, if so, why they have been so refused?
§ Mr. FORSTER
Yes, Sir; the Army Council's decision was in the sense of the224W first part of the question. I think my hon. and gallant Friend will be able to see for himself on what grounds this decision was given.