Letter to H A Bower

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Title

Letter to H A Bower

Description

A letter addressed to Mr H A Bower detailing money owed to the family after his son's death.

Date

1943-09-30

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Two typewritten sheets

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IBCC Digital Archive

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EBisbyMLBowerHA430930-0001,
EBisbyMLBowerHA430930-0002

Transcription

[Air Ministry Crest]

AIR MINISTRY,
WHITTINGTON ROAD,
WORCESTER.

F. 851954/43/Accts.13.

30th September, 1943

Sir,

[underlined] The Late Sergeant F.G. Bower [/underlined]

I am directed to inform you that a sum of £18.12s.1d. as detailed hereunder is due to the Service Estate of your son.

Balance of pay and allowances £2. 15s. 2d.
Cash found amongst effects £6. 0s. 0d.
Service Post War Credits [underlined] £11. 9s. 6d. [/underlined]
£20. 4s. 8d.

[underlined] Less. [/underlined] Income Tax on service emoluments [underlined] £1.12s. 7d. [/underlined]

[underlined] £18. 12s. 1d. [/underlined]

With regard to funeral expenses, I am to state that a grant of £11.0s.0d. is admissible from public funds from which must be deducted the sum of £8.18s.6d. expended by the Unit on the coffin etc., leaving a sum of £2.1s.6d. available towards the expenses defrayed by you. Under the Regimental Debts Act, 1893, however, in addition to this grant you are also entitled to be reimbursed from the Service Estate, the balance of the amount expended by you, leaving a sum of £4.18s.7d. in the Estate to be divided equally between you and Mrs. Bower in accordance with the English Law of Intestacy.

Mr. H.A. Bower,
27, Annesley Road,
Hucknall,
Notts.
[National Scheme For Disabled Men crest]

/Accordingly

[page break]

Accordingly I am to state that a payable order for £20.13s.7d. (£18.12s.1d. plus £2.1s.6d.) in favour of you and Mrs. Bower is being forwarded under separate cover.

I am, Sir,
Your obedient Servant,
[signature]
for Director of Accounts.

Citation

Great Britain. Air Ministry, “Letter to H A Bower,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed June 25, 2022, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/25627.

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