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Catalog Number 2002.15.19
Object Name Paybook
Accession number 2002.15
Description Russell Olive Weathers pay record book.

The front page of the booklet reads 'Soldier's individual pay record book. This book will be carried by the soldier in his personal possession. No altercations of any kind will be made in this book. Necessary corrections of erroneous entries will be effected by making a new entry properly authenticated. It is made they duty of all members of the A.E.F. finding an individual pay book to mail same to the Chief Quartermaster, A.E.F'. The second page of the booklet has spaces for the personal information of the soldier who possess the pay book. The soldier number, name, grade and organization, occupation service information, date of birth, war risk insurance information is filled out. The next two pages are dedicated to detailing how the monthly pay for the soldier is broken down. Only one column is filled out corresponding to Russell's rank as corporal. He had a monthly salary of eighteen dollars and sixty cents. The next page lists of all the times that Russell received his pay, which was once a month between January 1919 and April 1919. After several blank pages with spaces to list when potential pay would be received there is a copy of the general order that brought pay book into existence.

From the World War One service of Corporal Russell Olive Weathers, 1460375, Co. D, 140th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division, A.E.F.
Year Range from 1919
Year Range to 1919
Subjects Pay records
Search Terms American Expeditionary Forces