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War & Decline

The Norwegian Connection

Ministry of Labour and National Service Essential Work (General Provisions) Order

Period:
20th Century
Description:

Ministry of Labour and National Service Essential Work (General Provisions) Order made out in the name of M Kristiansen. The order grants permission for the employer of M Kristiansen at Powfoot, to terminate her employment as shorthand typist with effect of 15 September 1945.

 

Arnljor Kristiansen was a merchant seaman who joined the Norwegian Army at Dumfries in 1940 at the age of 37. In June 1941 he married Mary ("Nellie") Farquhar of Galloway Street, Dumfries at a ceremony held in Norway House at Burns Statue. When the war was over the couple settled in Bergen, where Nellie was an active member of the town's Burns Club.

Materials/Media:
paper
Source:
Dumfries Museum & Camera Obscura
Accession number:
DUMFM:1986.13.7
Digital Number:
DMDO093a, DMDO093b
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council


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