[Soldiers Pay Record Book]

Description:

Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s):
Creation Date: January 1, 1919
Partner(s):
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection(s):
Texas Cultures Online
Usage:
Total Uses: 102
Past 30 days: 7
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: January 1, 1919
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Matagorda County - Bay City
Place
Europe
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
From January 1, 1919 to June 15, 1919
Description:

Soldiers pay record book from World War I belonging to Andrew Jensen. Information recorded includes total monthly pay, deductions, net monthly pay, date paid, and the name of the quartermaster making the payment. According to the title page, this book was carried by the soldier for his own records. The book indicates that Jensen's total monthly wages were $33.00, and his net monthly pay, after $7.00 deducted for insurance, was $26.00. His monthly pat later went up to $40.20 total and $33.20 net. Jensen was drafted into the National Army on September 19, 1917 and reported to Bay City, Texas. The pay book was opened on January 1, 1919, and he returned to the U.S. from foreign service on June 15,1919. He applied for War Risk Insurance in the amount of $10,000.

Physical Description:

12 p. ; 13 cm.

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Keyword(s): soldiers | record books
Partner:
Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Collection:
Texas Cultures Online
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: DHPS_2002-034-009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth221882
Resource Type: Book
Format: Text