HC Deb 01 March 1927 vol 203 cc220-1W

asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he will inform the House the number of airmen discharged from the Air Force during the year 1926 under the headings For wounds and For diseases; respectively; and the number that were granted disablement pensions under each, heading?


As regards the first part of the question, wounds and injuries are classified together and during. 1920, 28 airmen were discharged under this heading and 235 for diseases. As regards the second part, 11 disability pensions under post-War Regulations were awarded to airmen discharged for wounds and injuries, and 11 to airmen discharged for diseases. In addition four cases of discharge for diseases were referred to the Ministry of Pensions, and it is understood that pension was awarded in each case.