72. Captain A. EVANS
asked the Under-Secretary of State for War whether he is aware that the widow of Driver Ellicock, S., No. 186,523, late of the Royal Field Artillery, who died on the 19th May, 1921, has not yet received a copy of the accounts of the late soldier, together with the credit balance due to her, and that the War Office have informed her that the delay is due to some inquiries being made in India; and, in view of the necessitous condition of this widow, will he have the matter settled forthwith, seeing that she has been kept waiting nearly three. Years?
The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Gwynne)
I regret the delay in this case, but Mrs. Ellicock was informed on 25th November last that the payments made to the late Driver Ellicock on his account exceeded the amount due to him, and, therefore, there was no amount clue to his estate from Army funds.