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Norwegian newspaper article on the Robert Burns Club, Bergen

Image Rights Holder:
Dumfries & Galloway Museums Service
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:Future Museum
Material:
paper
What:
Burnsiana
Subject:
document
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When:
20th Century
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Description:

Cutting from a Norwegian newspaper on the Robert Burns Club in Bergen. The article features a picture of Mrs Nellie Kristiansen (right), wife of Arnlijor Kristiansen, a merchant seaman who joined the Norwegian Army at Dumfries in 1940. Arnlijor married Nellie of Galloway Street, Dumfries, in June 1941, at a ceremony held in Norway House at Burns Statue. When the war was over the couple settled in Bergen, where Nellie was an active member of the town's Burns Club.