HC Deb 30 July 1930 vol 242 cc533-4W

asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office what facilities are known to the War Office to be available for financially assisted pilgrimages by War widows to their husbands' graves in the French and Belgian War areas?


There are no official grants for this purpose, but I am informed by the Imperial War Graves Commission that War widows are, in certain cases, assisted financially to visit their husbands' graves by the Young Men's Christian Association, 8, Great Russell Street, W.C.1; The Church Army, Bryanston Street, Marble Arch, W.1; The Salvation Army, 101, Queen Victoria Street, E.C.4; The St, Barnabas Pilgrimages, 7, Hobart Place, S.W.1; The British Legion, 26, Eccleston Square, S.W.1; and The Ypres League, 9, Baker Street, Portman Square, W.1.