HC Deb 30 October 1919 vol 120 c911W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office what is the compensation, stated in English money, payable to a Chinese coolie employed in the native labour corps, who have lost both arms, both legs, or both eyes; and what is the compensation payable to the family of a coolie who has lost his life?


If the injury was due to enemy action, the award is 180 dollars, or £33 at the present rate of exchange. The award for total disablement attributable to service, but not due to enemy action, is 120 dollars, or £22. The award to the family in case of death attributable to service is 180 dollars, or £33.