HC Deb 26 February 1919 vol 112 c1786W
Colonel DU PRE

asked the Pensions Minister whether he has received a communication from the coroner of South Bucks concerning Joseph Jeremiah Smith, late Royal Garrison Artillery, of Chapel Road, Flackwell Heath, High Wycombe, who committed suicide on 2nd February last; whether Smith was discharged as physically unfit for further service on account of wounds received in action, and granted a pension of27s. 6d., afterwards reduced to 13s. 9d., and on 18th December last to 11s. per week; whether, on 24th January last, deceased received a communication from the Buckinghamshire War Pensions Committee stating that, as the medical referee bad confirmed the invaliding board, his claim for a fresh medical examination could not be granted; and whether he will cause a full inquiry to be made?


I have arranged for a. full report to be obtained from the Buckinghamshire War Pensions Committee.

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