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WW1 Next-of-Kin

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Martin Report 27 Mar 2013 12:20

Hello All

I'm wondering if anyone has any info on this - when a person 'signed up' for military service in WW1, they are reqd to give a next-of-kin name and address, but instead of a family member, could this simply be the name of your employer?
Was there anything in the rules to say it had to be a family member?

Thanks, Martin


Kay???? Report 27 Mar 2013 12:26

Usually a NOK as you put,,,,,but if there was no known or close family then anyone who could be notified should you not return if sent overseas I would imagine.