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Catalog Number 2004.8.6
Object Name Note, Promissory
Accession number 2004.8
Description A small piece of paper with 'information relative to compensation and continuance of war risk insurance, dated December 23, 1918.

The paper bears the name of Harry M. Tompkins and has his army serial number (1468537). The card gives basic information on how letters should be addressed and structured when communicating with the Bureau of War Risk Insurance. The paper states that premium on ten-thousand dollars will be $6.70 per month until July, 1919, and that it will increase gradually to $7.10 to the year ending July 1, 1924. Further information regarding what to do if one wanted to change the beneficiary, change the type of insurance, or change the home address. At the bottom of the verso 'Capt. Engre, U.S.A. Co. "f" 5th E.T.R. Camp A.A. Humphreys, Va.' Is typed.



From the World War One service of Sgt. 1st Class, Harry M. Tompkins, Co. E, 110th Engr., 35th Division, AEF, then 5th Engr. Training Regiment.
Date December 23, 1918
Year Range from 1918
Year Range to 1918
Subjects Insurance
Paperwork
Search Terms Bureau of War Risk Insurance
United States Army