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WAR LIFE INSURANCE.

An aiti.-e in the November number of !i;e ' Australasian Insurance and Ranking Record' deal, with, the subject of "extra ri.-k." Th > writer ponds out that, ipiile apa:!, fiom the risks ait-ndant- on actual warlare. the. naval aiul military profession., impose 'ii t.hos-, win. follow them c.-riaiu .-Ki.iiti-oio 1 risks whi.-h are not altogether appiecialed by ihe general pnbli-. The light.iiiig man is liable to encomik-r sanitary dangers ''roiii which the. civilian is to ii, hirge extent, 1t..,.,. f hcu, a.galu. there, are the tisks atti-n<lant. on foieign travel and residen,-.- whieli imp. i.-a a ~iraii: on the. constant ion of tho s!a jng.tit. In th.- Navy th'. i isk of death trom <lrowuiug is b)- no meiiiis imonsidai able. i)i,ease kills morc> than bnlieu. During the South Afiici-n war. nil of ;in annual death rata of 08.7 pel I .CdO. 25.4 wire, duo to <li.ojare ;iM d th; -i'litaining lo.j to Mounds. S" far th" L'ei'oral trend «xpeiieiic:' points in an annual rate <if mortali'.y t'ooughout. a, w!i■ 11 ■ ■ aampai;.'!! of approximately oo per l.l'HO, -.|- r> per octit., so that the extra of .2;" os pej auntiam would pr ibabiy sulliie if eoni|4ete battalion,, olikvis ate! nan. were UL-surcd thrniighout th" total j.eiiod ot military operations.

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WAR LIFE INSURANCE., Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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WAR LIFE INSURANCE. Issue 15685, 26 December 1914

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