§ Mr. HORE-BELISHA
asked the First Lord of the Admiralty the principal heads under which those recruits to the Royal Navy who were discharged within 12 months of their engagement on account of some medical or physical disability were invalided?
§ Mr. BRIDGEMAN
The disabilities for which recruits to the Royal Navy and Royal Marines were discharged within 12 months of their engagement during the year 1925 are shown in the2058W following table. The figures for 1926 are not yet available;
DETAILS OF INVALIDING S DURING 1925 WITH LESS THAN ONE YEAR'S SERVICE. Diseases caused by Infection: Pyogenic Infection 1 Rheumatic Fever 5 Tuberculosis: Lungs 4 Other Organs 4 Other Diseases caused by Infection 6 Nervous and Mental Diseases: Epilepsy 4 Neurasthenia 2 Other Nervous Diseases 14 Insanity 1 Diseases of the Eye 36 Diseases of the Ear 36 Diseases of the Nose 1 Diseases of Circulatory System: Diseases of the Heart: Organic 19 Functional 6 Diseases of the Veins 2 Diseases of the Blood and Spleen 1 Diseases of the Respiratory System: Bronchitis 2 Fibrosis of Lung 10 Pleurisy 4 Diseases of Teeth and Gums 1 Diseases of the Digestive System: Tonsilitis 1 Diseases of the Intestines 2 Hernia 2 Diseases of Nutrition or Metabolism: Diabetes 2 Diseases of Organs of Locomotion: Cartilage and Joints 1 Muscles, Fasciae, Tendons, Bursæ 1 Deformities of Limbs 5 Diseases of Skin 5 Diseases of Urinary Organs: Kidneys 2 Urinary Disorders 13 New Growths, Malignant 1 Local Injuries: Injuries and Wounds 5 Total 199