Alfred Henry BENCE

BENCE, Alfred Henry, B.A., LL.B.

Personal Data

Party
Progressive Conservative
Constituency
Saskatoon City (Saskatchewan)
Birth Date
October 18, 1908
Deceased Date
May 27, 1977
Website
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alfred_Henry_Bence
PARLINFO
http://www.parl.gc.ca/parlinfo/Files/Parliamentarian.aspx?Item=cd519f4c-2e6c-423f-a87d-fae814d3cad2&Language=E&Section=ALL
Profession
barrister

Parliamentary Career

August 19, 1940 - April 16, 1945
PC
  Saskatoon City (Saskatchewan)

Most Recent Speeches (Page 4 of 133)


April 6, 1945

Mr. BENCE:

But that is contrary to what the Minister of Veterans' Affairs told the hon. member for Yorkton.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1945

Mr. BENCE:

Do I understand in connection with all these estates that the appropriate branch, whether it be army, navy or air force, will advise the Department of Veterans' Affairs as to who is designated in the will to receive that particular estate, and that will be done automatically?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1945

Mr. BENCE:

I understand notice will go>

out now as a matter of course.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 6, 1945

Mr. BENCE:

In connection with that point, in view of the fact that each department has its record of deceased service men, the person designated in the will should be advised of the fact of entitlement to war service gratuities. I say that because I believe *there are a great many, even under the legislation as it stood before the passing of the order in council, who were not aware of the fact that they were entitled to war service 32283-41J

gratuities in respect of a husband or son who had been killed. I am hopeful that each branch of the service will communicate with such persons and advise them that they are in a position to make application, or that the department will turn their cases over to the Department of Veterans' Affairs.

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE
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April 5, 1945

Mr. BENCE:

At the present strength of the R.C.A.F., how many are permanent force and how many non-permanent?

Topic:   DEPARTMENT OF NATIONAL DEFENCE FOR AIR
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