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Personnel (Crown Colonies)

Volume 380: debated on Wednesday 17 June 1942

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asked the Secretary of State for Air whether he is prepared to reconsider his decision and allow men who have come from the Crown Colonies to wear a shoulder flash bearing the name of their Colony and thus follow the practice accorded to men from the Dominions and the United States of America?

I have been asked to reply. This suggestion has been considered on several occasions and is again under consideration at the present time. The administrative and other difficulties are, however, considerable and may prove to be insurmountable. My hon. and gallant Friend will be informed of the outcome in due course.