Certificate of identity for wife or child of a soldier
- May 16, 2018 00:33:12 Νικόλαος Παππάς
No. of Certificate T46760
Army Form D455.
SEPARATION ALLOWANCE and ALLOTMENT OF PAY.
Certificate of Identity for wife or child of a Soldier.
Notice: -This Certificate is Government Property. Ιt is no security whatever for Debt.
Any person improperly detaining it as a pledge or security for debt is liable to a fine of
Twenty Pounds, or in the case of a second offence to imprisonment with hard labour for
a term of Six Months.
THIS IS TO CERTIFY that Mrs. Margaret Bales being the wife
of No. 5481 Rank and Name Pte. J. Bales.
Is entitled, subject to the Regulations, to payment of allowance at the Post Office
This Certificate is issued by:--
Signature of Regimental Paymaster or Secretary
of Territorial Force Association… ... ... }
CHECKED BY SECTION OFFICER
Date … FAMILIES SEEN. -4 FEB 18 Address
THE PAYEE SHOULD CAREFULLY READ THE
1. Τhis Certificate is the authority for the issue to you of
your weekly allowance.
2. Payment is due each Monday, and will be made on production
of this Certificate at the Post Office selected for payment.
3. Should you be ill and unable to go to the Post Office,
send someone you can trust to the Post Office with your identity
Certificate, to ask the Postmaster for the Army Allowance Form,
so that you can sign the Form and get the Sick Certificate on the
back signed also. The Postmaster will hold the 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 issuing office and also the Postmaster.
5. Νotice should be given to the Postmaster in any case where
it is desired to change the Post Office at which payment is made.
6. No person is entitled to receive two separation allowances
(whether Army or Navy) at different Post Offices. Where the
regulations permit more than one allowance to be drawn, all
allowances must be drawn at the same Post Office.
7. When writing about these allowances always quote the
number of this Certificate and state the soldier’s regimental
number, full name, regiment, and the Post Office at which
payment is made. Any change of address should be at once
notified to the issuing office.
8. Any circumstance affecting the rate of the allowance, such
as the birth or death of a child, should be reported at once to the
issuing office. A person who continues to draw Separation
Allowance for a dead child is liable to prosecution.
9. This Certificate must be returned to the issuing office
directly the spaces for the Post Office Stamp have all been filled
up or directly the allowance ceases to be payable.
10. In the case of invalided soldiers Separation Allowance is
continued for two weekly payments after the date of discharge;
but, with this exception, if the soldier is discharged, or transferred
to the Army Reserve, you are not entitled to continue to
draw Separation Allowance, and you should at once return this
Certificate to the issuing office. Any attempt to procure irregular
payment after the soldier’s discharge may be made the
subject of legal proceedings.
11. Separation Allowance ceases to be payable if a soldier
Deserts, and any person who knowingly draws Separation Allowance
during a period of desertion will become liable to be prosecuted
for obtaining such allowance by fraud.
D.D & L., London, E.C.
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Post Office Date Stamp.
N.B- Postmasters are warned not to
make any payment after the last
ring space of this certificate has
POST OFFICE DATE STAMP.
N.B.- Postmasters are warned not to make any payment after the last ring space has been stamped.
N.B- The personating or falsely assuming the Name of Character of an Out-Pensioner, in order to obtain his
Pension Money, or procuring any other person to do the same, is made FELONY by Act of Parliament.
Any person who finds this Certificate is requested to forward it, in an unstamped envelope, to the Superintendent, Pension Issue Office, Baker Street, W.1.
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