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No. 916443   I.C.5.

To get your Pension you must send in your Life Certificate

Every Quarter

Certificate of Identity (applicable to Pensioners only).

Notice. This Certificate is Government Property.

It is no security whatever for debt. Any Person being in

possession of it as a pledge or security for debt is liable, on summary conviction,

to a penalty of £20 for a first offence, and a like penalty or imprisonment for

six months for a second offence, under section 156 (9) of the Army Act.


PENSIONS ISSUABLE ON THIS CERTIFICATE ARE PAYABLE WEEKLY IN ADVANCE.

No. of Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  S. F. O. 173166

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that Mr  handwritten (in italics)  John Bates

late (rank)  handwritten (in italics)  Pte of the  handwritten (in italics)  Labour Corps

(Description: Height  handwritten (in italics)  -  Eyes  handwritten (in italics)  Grey Hair  handwritten  -

Age at the date of this Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  40 years ) is entitled to payment of a

 handwritten (in italics)  20% disablement pension of  handwritten (in italics)  eight shillings (8/-) a week for

himself, *wife and ................... *children, at the Post Office at handwritten (in italics) James St., Dragheda


 Stamped signature  W.F. Shannon

Superintendent, Pension Issue Office

Baker Street, London, W. 1.

Date  rubber stamp  21 JAN 1920


INSTRUCTIONS for the guidance of the Pensioner


1. Payment of your Pension is due each Wednesday, and will be made only on production of this Certificate at the

Post Office selected for payment. If you do not draw your pension each week the arrears can be issued on your

application at the Post Office within a month.

2. Notice should be given to the Postmaster in any case where it is desired to change the Post Office at which

payment is made.

3. Should you be ill and unable to go to the Post Office, end someone you can trust to the Post Office with this

Certificate to ask the Postmaster for the Allowance Form, so that you can sign the Form and get the Sick Certificate on

the back signed also. The Postmaster will hold this Certificate until the signed Form is brought back to him. Then

he will return it to the bringer, with the money for you.

4. As payment cannot be made without this Certificate it should be taken great care of. If it is lost you should at

once inform the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, and also the Post Office.

5. If you leave your pension undrawn for four successive quarters your name will be struck off the List and will

not be replaced unless you satisfactorily explain your neglect.

6. When writing about your pension always quote the number of this Certificate and state (1) your regimental

number, (2) full name, (3) regiment, and (4) the Post Office at which payment is made. Any change of address

should be at once notified to the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street. W. 1.

7. As soon as the last ring has been has been obliterated by the Post Office, this Certificate must be returned to the

Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, who will issue a new Certificate, if any more

pension is due. When returning your Certificate state your address in full.

8. Any Pensioner shown to have been convicted of Crime, to have fraudulently attempted to obtain Pension, to

have pledged or otherwise improperly parted with his Identity or Life Certificate, or to have been guilty of other gross

misconduct, will be liable to be deprived of his Pension to such an extent as the Minister of Pensions may direct, in

addition to other punishment that the Law may inflict. Sentence of a Court of Law, following conviction of felonious

Crimes, involves forfeiture of Pension in many cases.

9. Pensioners must not leave His Majesty's Dominions without permission, and they will not receive their pensions for

any period during which they reside, without such permission, in any country not forming part of His Majesty's Dominions.

10. The In-Pension Establishments at Chelsea and Kilmainham afford a home for deserving Out-Pensioners who are

incapable of labour. Every application for admission should be made, by letter only, addressed to the Sectretary, Royal

Hospital, Chelsea, or to the Secretary, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. The minimum age for admission in ordinary

cases is 55 years, but Pensioners disabled by wounds or sickness resulting from Military Service may be admitted

earlier. Out-Pensioners can be admitted only as vacancies occur, and after their applications have been duly dealt with

by the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, or by the Governors of Kilmainham Hospital.


In the event of the death of the Pensioner, the person who notifies the death to the Local Registrar of Deaths should

deliver this Certificate to him, and will receive from him the sum of one shilling for so doing.

Any person presenting this Certificate at a Post Office for payment of the Pension after the death of the Pensioner will be prosecuted.


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Army Form W. 5112

RECORD OFFICE,

 Handwritten (in italics) 

12 District

Cork  11.8. 1919


Sir,

I am directed to transmit the accompanying 1914 Sla ... 

which has been awarded to you

in respect of your services with the Leinster Regt.


I am to request that you would be so good as to acknowledge the recipt

of the decoration on the attached form, which is to be returned to the above

address in the enclosed addressed envelope, which needs no stamp.


I am, Sir

Your obedient Servant,

Will  ... 

i/c Records


 handwritten at side: 

548/Pt J. Bates

Marsh Rd.

Drogheda

Ireland


 Bottom-left document - printed 

Wt. W12885/M1307.  40,000 pads  2/17.   J, T. & S., Ltd.

Army Dorm C348 (Pads).


MEMORANDUM

 

Handwritten in italics thoughout


 

From Regt Paymaster, Cork

To Mrs Marg. Bates Drogheda


5481 Bates J

Leinster Regt


Madam

Herewith money order

valued £3-15-0 being amount

of arrears due to you from

14 18 to 24/18. A draft look @ 12/6

has been this day forwarded

to the Post Office at Drogheda

and will be payable to you

on demand.


 Signature 

for TP

Cork

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No. 916443   I.C.5.

To get your Pension you must send in your Life Certificate

Every Quarter

Certificate of Identity (applicable to Pensioners only).

Notice. This Certificate is Government Property.

It is no security whatever for debt. Any Person being in

possession of it as a pledge or security for debt is liable, on summary conviction,

to a penalty of £20 for a first offence, and a like penalty or imprisonment for

six months for a second offence, under section 156 (9) of the Army Act.


PENSIONS ISSUABLE ON THIS CERTIFICATE ARE PAYABLE WEEKLY IN ADVANCE.

No. of Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  S. F. O. 173166

THIS IS TO CERTIFY that Mr  handwritten (in italics)  John Bates

late (rank)  handwritten (in italics)  Pte of the  handwritten (in italics)  Labour Corps

(Description: Height  handwritten (in italics)  -  Eyes  handwritten (in italics)  Grey Hair  handwritten  -

Age at the date of this Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  40 years ) is entitled to payment of a

 handwritten (in italics)  20% disablement pension of  handwritten (in italics)  eight shillings (8/-) a week for

himself, *wife and ................... *children, at the Post Office at handwritten (in italics) James St., Dragheda


 Stamped signature  W.F. Shannon

Superintendent, Pension Issue Office

Baker Street, London, W. 1.

Date  rubber stamp  21 JAN 1920


INSTRUCTIONS for the guidance of the Pensioner


1. Payment of your Pension is due each Wednesday, and will be made only on production of this Certificate at the

Post Office selected for payment. If you do not draw your pension each week the arrears can be issued on your

application at the Post Office within a month.

2. Notice should be given to the Postmaster in any case where it is desired to change the Post Office at which

payment is made.

3. Should you be ill and unable to go to the Post Office, end someone you can trust to the Post Office with this

Certificate to ask the Postmaster for the Allowance Form, so that you can sign the Form and get the Sick Certificate on

the back signed also. The Postmaster will hold this Certificate until the signed Form is brought back to him. Then

he will return it to the bringer, with the money for you.

4. As payment cannot be made without this Certificate it should be taken great care of. If it is lost you should at

once inform the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, and also the Post Office.

5. If you leave your pension undrawn for four successive quarters your name will be struck off the List and will

not be replaced unless you satisfactorily explain your neglect.

6. When writing about your pension always quote the number of this Certificate and state (1) your regimental

number, (2) full name, (3) regiment, and (4) the Post Office at which payment is made. Any change of address

should be at once notified to the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street. W. 1.

7. As soon as the last ring has been has been obliterated by the Post Office, this Certificate must be returned to the

Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, who will issue a new Certificate, if any more

pension is due. When returning your Certificate state your address in full.

8. Any Pensioner shown to have been convicted of Crime, to have fraudulently attempted to obtain Pension, to

have pledged or otherwise improperly parted with his Identity or Life Certificate, or to have been guilty of other gross

misconduct, will be liable to be deprived of his Pension to such an extent as the Minister of Pensions may direct, in

addition to other punishment that the Law may inflict. Sentence of a Court of Law, following conviction of felonious

Crimes, involves forfeiture of Pension in many cases.

9. Pensioners must not leave His Majesty's Dominions without permission, and they will not receive their pensions for

any period during which they reside, without such permission, in any country not forming part of His Majesty's Dominions.

10. The In-Pension Establishments at Chelsea and Kilmainham afford a home for deserving Out-Pensioners who are

incapable of labour. Every application for admission should be made, by letter only, addressed to the Sectretary, Royal

Hospital, Chelsea, or to the Secretary, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. The minimum age for admission in ordinary

cases is 55 years, but Pensioners disabled by wounds or sickness resulting from Military Service may be admitted

earlier. Out-Pensioners can be admitted only as vacancies occur, and after their applications have been duly dealt with

by the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, or by the Governors of Kilmainham Hospital.


In the event of the death of the Pensioner, the person who notifies the death to the Local Registrar of Deaths should

deliver this Certificate to him, and will receive from him the sum of one shilling for so doing.

Any person presenting this Certificate at a Post Office for payment of the Pension after the death of the Pensioner will be prosecuted.


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Army Form W. 5112

RECORD OFFICE,

 Handwritten (in italics) 

12 District

Cork  11.8. 1919


Sir,

I am directed to transmit the accompanying 1914 Sla ... 

which has been awarded to you

in respect of your services with the Leinster Regt.


I am to request that you would be so good as to acknowledge the recipt

of the decoration on the attached form, which is to be returned to the above

address in the enclosed addressed envelope, which needs no stamp.


I am, Sir

Your obedient Servant,

Will  ... 

i/c Records


 handwritten at side: 

548/Pt J. Bates

Marsh Rd.

Drogheda

Ireland


 Bottom-left document - printed 

Wt. W12885/M1307.  40,000 pads  2/17.   J, T. & S., Ltd.

Army Dorm C348 (Pads).


MEMORANDUM

 

Handwritten in italics thoughout


 

From Regt Paymaster, Cork

To Mrs Marg. Bates Drogheda


5481 Bates J

Leinster Regt


Madam

Herewith money order

valued £3-15-0 being amount

of arrears due to you from

14 18 to 24/18. A draft look @ 12/6

has been this day forwarded

to the Post Office at Drogheda

and will be payable to you

on demand.


 Signature 

for TP

Cork


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    No. 916443   I.C.5.

    To get your Pension you must send in your Life Certificate

    Every Quarter

    Certificate of Identity (applicable to Pensioners only).

    Notice. This Certificate is Government Property.

    It is no security whatever for debt. Any Person being in

    possession of it as a pledge or security for debt is liable, on summary conviction,

    to a penalty of £20 for a first offence, and a like penalty or imprisonment for

    six months for a second offence, under section 156 (9) of the Army Act.


    PENSIONS ISSUABLE ON THIS CERTIFICATE ARE PAYABLE WEEKLY IN ADVANCE.

    No. of Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  S. F. O. 173166

    THIS IS TO CERTIFY that Mr  handwritten (in italics)  John Bates

    late (rank)  handwritten (in italics)  Pte of the  handwritten (in italics)  Labour Corps

    (Description: Height  handwritten (in italics)  -  Eyes  handwritten (in italics)  Grey Hair  handwritten  -

    Age at the date of this Certificate  handwritten (in italics)  40 years ) is entitled to payment of a

     handwritten (in italics)  20% disablement pension of  handwritten (in italics)  eight shillings (8/-) a week for

    himself, *wife and ................... *children, at the Post Office at handwritten (in italics) James St., Dragheda


     Stamped signature  W.F. Shannon

    Superintendent, Pension Issue Office

    Baker Street, London, W. 1.

    Date  rubber stamp  21 JAN 1920


    INSTRUCTIONS for the guidance of the Pensioner


    1. Payment of your Pension is due each Wednesday, and will be made only on production of this Certificate at the

    Post Office selected for payment. If you do not draw your pension each week the arrears can be issued on your

    application at the Post Office within a month.

    2. Notice should be given to the Postmaster in any case where it is desired to change the Post Office at which

    payment is made.

    3. Should you be ill and unable to go to the Post Office, end someone you can trust to the Post Office with this

    Certificate to ask the Postmaster for the Allowance Form, so that you can sign the Form and get the Sick Certificate on

    the back signed also. The Postmaster will hold this Certificate until the signed Form is brought back to him. Then

    he will return it to the bringer, with the money for you.

    4. As payment cannot be made without this Certificate it should be taken great care of. If it is lost you should at

    once inform the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, and also the Post Office.

    5. If you leave your pension undrawn for four successive quarters your name will be struck off the List and will

    not be replaced unless you satisfactorily explain your neglect.

    6. When writing about your pension always quote the number of this Certificate and state (1) your regimental

    number, (2) full name, (3) regiment, and (4) the Post Office at which payment is made. Any change of address

    should be at once notified to the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street. W. 1.

    7. As soon as the last ring has been has been obliterated by the Post Office, this Certificate must be returned to the

    Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, London, W. 1, who will issue a new Certificate, if any more

    pension is due. When returning your Certificate state your address in full.

    8. Any Pensioner shown to have been convicted of Crime, to have fraudulently attempted to obtain Pension, to

    have pledged or otherwise improperly parted with his Identity or Life Certificate, or to have been guilty of other gross

    misconduct, will be liable to be deprived of his Pension to such an extent as the Minister of Pensions may direct, in

    addition to other punishment that the Law may inflict. Sentence of a Court of Law, following conviction of felonious

    Crimes, involves forfeiture of Pension in many cases.

    9. Pensioners must not leave His Majesty's Dominions without permission, and they will not receive their pensions for

    any period during which they reside, without such permission, in any country not forming part of His Majesty's Dominions.

    10. The In-Pension Establishments at Chelsea and Kilmainham afford a home for deserving Out-Pensioners who are

    incapable of labour. Every application for admission should be made, by letter only, addressed to the Sectretary, Royal

    Hospital, Chelsea, or to the Secretary, Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, Dublin. The minimum age for admission in ordinary

    cases is 55 years, but Pensioners disabled by wounds or sickness resulting from Military Service may be admitted

    earlier. Out-Pensioners can be admitted only as vacancies occur, and after their applications have been duly dealt with

    by the Commissioners of Chelsea Hospital, or by the Governors of Kilmainham Hospital.


    In the event of the death of the Pensioner, the person who notifies the death to the Local Registrar of Deaths should

    deliver this Certificate to him, and will receive from him the sum of one shilling for so doing.

    Any person presenting this Certificate at a Post Office for payment of the Pension after the death of the Pensioner will be prosecuted.


     Top-Left document: 

    Army Form W. 5112

    RECORD OFFICE,

     Handwritten (in italics) 

    12 District

    Cork  11.8. 1919


    Sir,

    I am directed to transmit the accompanying 1914 Sla ... 

    which has been awarded to you

    in respect of your services with the Leinster Regt.


    I am to request that you would be so good as to acknowledge the recipt

    of the decoration on the attached form, which is to be returned to the above

    address in the enclosed addressed envelope, which needs no stamp.


    I am, Sir

    Your obedient Servant,

    Will  ... 

    i/c Records


     handwritten at side: 

    548/Pt J. Bates

    Marsh Rd.

    Drogheda

    Ireland


     Bottom-left document - printed 

    Wt. W12885/M1307.  40,000 pads  2/17.   J, T. & S., Ltd.

    Army Dorm C348 (Pads).


    MEMORANDUM

     

    Handwritten in italics thoughout


     

    From Regt Paymaster, Cork

    To Mrs Marg. Bates Drogheda


    5481 Bates J

    Leinster Regt


    Madam

    Herewith money order

    valued £3-15-0 being amount

    of arrears due to you from

    14 18 to 24/18. A draft look @ 12/6

    has been this day forwarded

    to the Post Office at Drogheda

    and will be payable to you

    on demand.


     Signature 

    for TP

    Cork


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