During the war Anders Tomter landed at Åndalsnes with the British Expeditionary Force in their failed attempt to repel the German invasion of Norway in April 1940.[1] Anders had previously settled in Mouswald near Dumfries and would later play a role in the establishment of Norwegians in Dumfries.[2]

[1] Store Norske Leksikon, Åndalsnes page [accessed 3.3.2017] <https://snl.no/Åndalsnes>

[2] James McKenna, ‘History of the Scottish Norwegian Society’ (2002), p.2

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