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Catalog Number 1977.13.47
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Accession number 1977.13
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1977.13.47_Henry D. Lindsley (Treasury Department) to Lottie Hewitt_January 24, 1919_Page 01

Division of Military and Naval Insurance Form 65 File No. I-37331 TREASURY DEPARTMENT BUREAU OF WAR RISK INSURANCE AWARD TO BENEFICIARY To Mrs. Lottie Hewitt, Kansas City, Missouri. You are hereby notified that, as the person named as beneficiary by Clyde. C. Chilson, Corp., Batt. B., 129th F.A. to whom insurance in the amount of $10,000 was issued by the United States under the Act of Congress of October 6, 1917 and the Amendments thereto, you are entitled to receive insurance in payments of fifty seven and 50/100-----dollars per month from the 17th-day of October,------- 1918 to the 17th day of October, 19938. Provided, however, that in the event of your death, prior to the date last mentioned the remaining payments shall be made in accordance with regulations to be made by the Director pursuant to the provisions of this Act. IMPORTANT PROVISION OF THE ACT Sec. 27.- That whoever shall obtain or receive any money, check, allotment, family allowance, compensation, or insurance under Articles II, III, or IV of this act, without being entitled thereto, with intent to defraud the United States or any person in the military or naval forces of the United States, shall be punished by a fine of not more than $2,000, or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both. The initial payment check pursuant to the award approved in your favor will be dispatched to you at the earliest possible moment. If you should change your present address, the Compensation Claims Section, Bureau of War Risk Insurance, Washington, D.C. must be immediately notified. All future communications with reference to this case must bear the Compensation number C- 64111. Authorized by the Bureau of War Risk Insurance. This 24th --------day of January,----- 1919. Approved: Henry D. Lindsley Director Approved: Carter Glass Secretary of the Treasury

From the service of Corporal Clyde Chilson, Battery B., 129th F.A., 35th Division, A.E.F.
Date n.d.
Subjects World War I
Insurance certificates
Insurance companies
Death & burial
Veterans' benefits