HC Deb 18 April 1946 vol 421 c479W
Mr. Viant

asked the Secretary of State for War how many officers and men of the British Army in India were recorded as suffering from smallpox in 1939, 1940, 1941, 1942, 1943 and 1944; how many of the cases proved fatal; and how many were recorded as vaccinated or re-vaccinated.

Mr. Lawson:

I am taking steps to obtain the information asked for, and as soon as it is received from India I will write to my hon. Friend.