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CIRCULAR AND LIST OF NAMES
FOR
UNCLAIMED DISCHARGE CERTIFICATES
FINANCE DEPARTMENT, U. S. ARMY
WASHINGTON, D. C.
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA WAR OFFICE
WASHINGTON
GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE
1920
 

UNITED STATES ARMY
FINANCE OFFICE
WASHINGTON

OCTOBER 15, 1920

From:  The Finance Officer, U. S. Army, Washington, D. C.
Subject:  Undelivered discharge certificates

     1. This office has in its files six thousand six hundred discharge certificates which have been held for many months awaiting the receipt of proper post-office addresses to enable their return to the owners.
     2. These discharge certificates were originally sent in by ex-service men in support of their claims for the $60.00 bonus, additional travel pay, or arrears in pay, and in many cases checks in full settlement of the claims re attached to the discharge certificate so held.
     3.  The enclosed list, giving names of the owners, organizations to which assigned, and in some cases their serial numbers, has been prepared and is sent out in a final effort to notify the men whose names are listed thereon that their discharge certificates are being held by this office and that same will be forwarded to any address designated by them immediately upon presentation of sufficient data to permit of proper identification.
     4. In submitting requests of the delivery of these discharge certificates, it is essential that the forwarding instructions include the following information, and it is suggested that they take the following form:

Full name: ..........................(Christian name.) ......................(Middle name)................... (Surname)...............
Rank, organization, and station at time of discharge:....................................................................(Rank).........
...............................(organization).................................. .....................(Station)............................................
Date of enlistment:...................................................  Date of discharge: ........................................................
Present address:.............................................................................................................................................
......................................................................................................................................................................
Address to which discharge certificate should be mailed: ......................... (Number and street).........................
................................(City.)............................................. .............................(State)........................................
The above data must be given in the applicant's own handwriting and must be authenticated by his signature in full.
                                                                ...................(signature of owner.......................................................

     5.  Communications on this subject should be forwarded to the following address.
               Miscellaneous Accounts Division
               Finance Officer
                United States Army
               Washington, D. C.

                                                                               Fred W. Boschen
                                                                                       Major, Finance Department
 

 

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