HC Deb 08 March 1923 vol 161 c732W

asked the Minister of Pensions if his attention has been drawn to the case of Mrs. Charlotte Ellithorne, of 21, Institute Road, Eccieshill, Bradford, whose only son William, private, No. 23,168, 8th West Riding Regiment, was killed in action on 11th August, 1917, and whose husband died in 1913 through service in India with the East Surrey Regiment, private, No. 1,696; that, though she suffers from rheumatism and cannot support herself, her pension of 11s. 1d. per week was stopped 18th October, 1922, by Awards Department, 7, Boar Lane, Leeds (reference 4/D/1,539); that her health has nearly broken down through her troubles and if he will take measures to have her case reconsidered?

Major TRYON:

I am having inquiries made into this case and will communicate with the hon. Member at an early date.

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