HC Deb 03 July 1919 vol 117 cc1201-2W

asked the Secretary of State for India whether the 3rd Belford Regiment was brought from Burma to Lucknow at the end of May, crossing India in a train without ice and in a temperature of 115 degrees in the shade; whether it is a garrison battalion of elderly soldiers of whom 100 had to go to hospital suffering from heat stroke and some have died; and whether he will cause an instant inquiry to be made into the responsibility for this condition of affairs?


The Government of India have Been asked for a Report.

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