§ 66. Mr. Drayson
asked the Secretary of State for War how many members there are of the Armed Forces still living who were awarded the Military Medal in the 1914–18 war; and what would be the cost of awarding each of them a gratuity of £20 per annum.44W
§ Mr. Soames
About 116,000 Military Medals were awarded in the first world war, but I have no record of the number of holders still living.