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War & Decline

The Norwegian Connection

Portrait of A G Kristiansen

Period:
20th Century
Description:
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
Digital Number:
DMPG315n
Copyright:
Dumfries & Galloway Council