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Who is Eligible for War Widows or Widowers Pension in United Kingdom?

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Who is Eligible for War Widows or Widowers Pension in United Kingdom?

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    You may be entitled to a War Widows or Widowers Pension if any of the following apply. Your husband, wife or civil partner: . died as result of their service in HM Armed Forces before 6 April 2005 . was a civil defence volunteer or a civilian and their death was a result of the 1939 to 1945 war . was a merchant seaman, a member of the naval auxiliary services, or a coastguard and their death was a result of an injury or disease they got during a war or because they were a prisoner of war . died as a result of their service as a member of the Polish Forces under British command during the 1939 to 1945 war, or in the Polish Resettlement Forces . was getting a War Pensions Constant Attendance Allowance at the time of their death, or would have been had they not been in hospital . was getting a War Disablement Pension at the 80% rate or higher and was getting Unemployability Supplement You may be entitled to a pension if you lived with a partner as husband and wife or as civil partners. If your spouse, civil partner or partner served after 6 April 2005, you may claim from the Armed Forces Compensation Scheme: . http://www.veterans-uk.info/pensions/afcs_new.html

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