Support for Korean & Second World War veterans & families

Supplementary War Service Gratuity (Second World War & Korea)

Supplementary War Service Gratuity is a supplement to the War Service Gratuity. It can be awarded for service men and women who:

  • were disabled from service in the Second World War or Korean War
  • didn't serve long enough to receive £200 in War Service Gratuity
  • have a War Disablement Pension (or did while living).

If the service person has passed away, the next-of-kin may be able to claim it:

 Entitlements & services (Veterans' Support Act)

You may qualify for support under the Veterans' Support Act as a veteran, or as family of a veteran. 

For a veteran of the Second World War, an injury or illness may be automatically accepted as service-related if: