This is a compensatory payment to the widow and children of a veteran whose death has been accepted as service-related; or who died from other causes but at the time of death was receiving, or was entitled to receive, a pension either at the Special Rate (TPI) or Extreme Disablement Adjustment (EDA) rate, who was blind or a double amputee.
The War Widow's Pension is not subject to an income or assets test and is not affected by the remarriage of the widow. The rate of War Widow's Pension is the same rate as the standard rate pension plus $12 per week. A Children's Pension is also payable to the parent or guardian of an eligible child.
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