Repatriation Medical Authority Statement

Hepatitis B - World War II service in specified areas of South East Asia Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 23 November 1999.

Preliminary questions [12015]

12025 there is evidence of non-recent infection with the condition under consideration.

12029the veteran has established the causal connection between World War 2 service in South-East Asia and operational service for the clinical onset of hepatitis B.

Clinical onset and operational service [12029]


the veteran served in Singapore during World War 2.


12031 the veteran served in Malaya during World War 2.


12032 the veteran served in Thailand during World War 2.


12033 the veteran served in Burma during World War 2.