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Marriage (German Women)

Volume 437: debated on Tuesday 20 May 1947

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asked the Secretary of State for War how many British soldiers have applied for permission to marry German girls; and to how many permission has been granted.

Up to 10th May, 1947, 3,633 applications had been made. Necessary formalities had been completed in 1,254 cases and these applications will be authorised on completion of the waiting period. Permission to marry had been granted in 404 cases and 114 authorised marriages had taken place.