§ Captain W. BENN
asked the Secretary of State for War whether any medal is being issued to men who were called up, but never served overseas; and what badges have been issued to them if invalided out of the service in such circumstances?
§ Sir L. WORTHINGTON-EVANS
No war medal was granted for home service, except that the British war medal was awarded to personnel of coast defence batteries actually engaged with hostile vessels. As regards the last part of the question, such men received the silver war badge.