§ Mr. Thorne
asked the Secretary of State for War whether he can give any information in connection with the death of Home Guard Charles Holman, in Folkestone Hospital, on Saturday, 30th May, from a gunshot wound; and whether Mr. Holman's wife and children will be compensated
§ Mr. Sandys
The circumstances of Mr. Holman's death are being investigated by a Court of Inquiry. Mrs. Holman will be entitled to a pension. I understand that she received a first payment on 5th June.