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War Graves (Relatives' Visits)

Volume 466: debated on Tuesday 28 June 1949

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asked the Secretary of State for War what arrangements exist for relatives to visit war graves in Germany.

As announced in the Press on 3rd June, 1949, the British zone of Germany was opened to visitors from other countries from midnight 20th-21st June, 1949. The arrangements for relatives to visit war graves there are precisely the same as for those of France, Belgium, Holland and Italy, details of which were given in reply to Questions by my hon. Friend the Member for St. Albans (Mr. Dumpleton) on 29th March and the hon. and gallant Member for Brixton (Lieut.-Colonel Lipton) on 13th April.