File 1 - Correspondence and papers re MOD

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GB 249 OEDA/G/8/1


Correspondence and papers re MOD


  • 1977-2006 (Creation)

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3 folders

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From a lever arch file inscribed 'MOD | Inheritance tax | Correspondence'

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Correspondence and papers re policy and regulations covering war pensions, compensation from the Ministry of Defence for asbestos-related diseases, and exemption from inheritance tax in case of death from conditions attributable to war service.

Includes listing of 'Forces cases' with asbestos-related diseases, including diagnosis.

Further includes copies of 'Veterans world: newsletter for all those who serve the ex-Service community', 2006, and press coverage 1982-2006.

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Folders 1 & 2 contain restricted material that will be removed from the folders before issuing to readers.

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  • English



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