§ Major FARQUHARSON
asked the Secretary of State for War the total number of men who have served in the Army and Royal Air Forces from the commencement of the War till November, 1918, and the total number discharged from these Services to the end of July, 1919; the total number discharged invalided to the same date; the total number receiving pensions who were discharged not invalided; and the total number discharged not invalided who have applied for pensions but whose pensions have not yet been awarded?
§ Mr. FORSTER
The figures asked for in the first three parts of my hon. and gallant Friend's question are as follows:
Number of men who have served in the Army and Royal Air Force from the commencement of the War till November, 1918 5,756,252 Number discharged or demobilised to the end of July, 1919 3,719,950 Number discharged invalided to the end of July, 1919 722,903
The above figures do not Include the Royal Naval Air Service up to the 31st1653W
March, 1918. As regards the last two parts of the question, I would refer my hon. and gallant Friend to my right hon. Friend the Minister of Pensions.