Death on Active Service (Notice to Next-of-Kin).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army. – in the House of Commons on 4th August 1942.

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Photo of Sir Alexander Spearman Sir Alexander Spearman , Scarborough and Whitby

asked the Secretary of State for War why the announcement of a soldier's death on active service overseas is made to the next-of-kin of officers by telegram and of men by a form B 104 82B; and, if so, will he see that in future it is communicated by telegram or suitably worded letter?