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Letter - Australian Military Forces, 3rd Military District Pay Office to Mrs Annie Kemp, Cessation of Pay, 14 Nov 1917 Document Reg. No: HT 13737

Summary:
Form letter, printed on blue paper, and completed by hand. Addressed to Mrs Annie Kemp, the widow of Pte Albert Edward Kemp, who had been killed in action in World War I. The letter explains that the 'Allotment of Pay' from Albert Kemp would cease on 16 December 1917, less than three months after his death on 21 September in the trenches of Belgium. The letter advises the recepient that 'If you are a dependent of a deceased soldier, you are advised to make an immediate application for a War Pension'. Annie Kemp did so.
Description:
Single sheet of blue paper, printed at top and filled in with ink.
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 21.30 cm (Width), 33.50 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: wars conflicts, death mourning, finances, world war i 1914-1918, 2151, making history - kemp mourning collection
Themes this item is part of: 6th Battalion Diary Extract, September 1917, Albert Edward Kemp Mourning Collection, Albert Edward Kemp, AIF (1884-1917), Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MILITARY HISTORY
Secondary Classification: Civilian Life
Tertiary Classification: correspondence
Inscriptions: Text: AUSTRALIAN MILITARY FORCES-3rd MILITARY DISTRICT/District Pay Office/VICTORIA BARRACKS/Melbourne, 14 NOV 1917/DEAR MADAM/In connexion with the Allotment of Pay that you are receiving on/Certificate No. 1374 at Malvern Post Office.
Organisation Named: Australian Military Forces, South Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 14 Nov 1917
Person Named: Private Albert Kemp - 6th Battalion, Australian Imperial Force (AIF)

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