THE TIMES: SIR HENRI DETERDING'S FUNERAL: 11 FEBRUARY 1939
SIR HENRI DETERDING'S FUNERAL
FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
BERLIN, FEB. 10
Herr Hitler and Field-Marshal Goring, and the Dutch Government, sent wreaths to the funeral to-day of Sir Henri Deterding at his estate at Dobbin, Mecklenburg. A private memorial service in the house was followed by a public service and the interment. Simultaneously memorial services were held in all offices in Germany of the Royal Dutch-Shell group. It is announced that Sir Henri bequeathed the whole of his large estate at Dobbin-with the exception of the house and the immediately surrounding park- to the Friedrich-Heinrich Farming Institute, which he founded.