HC Deb 03 December 1946 vol 431 c48W
105. Colonel Stoddart-Scott

asked the Secretary of State for War why a locally-born wife of a British soldier is not eligible for free treatment in military hospitals overseas.

Mr. Bellenger

A locally born wife of a British Regular soldier is eligible for free treatment in a military hospital abroad; but as I informed the hon. and gallant Member on 19th November locally born wives of non-Regular soldiers, being in their home countries, are expected to make use of local civil hospitals if possible.