Intestacy (Next of Kin).

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — British Army – in the House of Commons on 25th April 1944.

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Photo of Sir James Grigg Sir James Grigg , Cardiff East

Yes, Sir, and due effect is in practice given to these principles in distributing any sums due to an officer or soldier who dies intestate. Medals and decorations cannot be distributed in this way and if the man has not made a will they are sent to the next-of-kin in the order of relationship laid down under the Regimental Debts Act.