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Indian Army Personnel (Memorial Scrolls)

Volume 443: debated on Thursday 30 October 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for Commonwealth Relations why memorial scrolls have not been granted in respect of British officers of the Indian Army, who were killed in action or died on service between 1939 and 1945; and whether he will arrange for scrolls to be granted in respect of such officers in the same way as for members of the British Forces.

Before the transfer of power, the Government of India agreed in principle that" memorial scrolls based on the British model should be issued to the next of kin of Indian Army personnel. I understand that the detailed arrangements are now being made.