HC Deb 17 March 1919 vol 113 cc1746-7W

asked the Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that 3rd Class Air-mechanic William Bunting, No. 185154, Royal Air Force, who was demobilised at Georgetown on 3rd February, has received no pay or ration money since the above date, contrary to paragraph 935, Demobilisation Regulations; that this man has twice written to the pay office and received no reply; and whether, in view of these circumstances, he will cause immediate inquiries to be made into this case?

Major-General SEELY

A final settlement of this airman's account is now being made. He accepted the deferred scheme of payment whereby he agreed, provided he was demobilised and paid twenty-eight days pay and ration allowance in advance, and £2 12s. 6d. in lieu of a suit of clothes, to allow his final settlement of any moneys due to him to be postponed for a period not exceeding three months from the date of his discharge. The advance of twenty-eight days' pay and ration allowance, and allowance for plain clothes, was paid to him at the dispersal station.