asked the Secretary of State for War why 14304863 Sapper S Patterson, No. 1 Section, 32nd Fortress Company, Royal Engineers, Gibraltar, granted indefinite release on compassionate grounds by Wax Office letter, dated 26th September, 1945, is still stationed at Gibraltar; and what steps will be taken for the immediate release of this soldier.
An inquiry has been made by cable. I will inform my hon. and gallant Friend of the result as soon as possible.