B-108282, MAR 25, 1952

B-108282: Mar 25, 1952

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THERE WAS TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION. TO SUCH AMOUNT AS WAS LEGALLY DUE THE DECEDENT FOR INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (OUTDOOR) PAY AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH (SEE THE ACT OF JUNE 30. PAYMENT TO THEM IN THAT AMOUNT IS AUTHORIZED. YOU ARE ADVISED THAT AN AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN PLACED THEREON MAKING THE SAME PAYABLE IN THE USUAL MANNER ON THE ENDORSEMENT OF FRANK A. THE CHECK IS ENCLOSED HEREWITH FOR DELIVERY TO THE CLAIMANTS. IS 331 FRENCH STREET. ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.

B-108282, MAR 25, 1952

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LIEUTENANT COLONEL R.A. LOCKWOOD, F.C., DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY:

BY SECOND INDORSEMENT DATED FEBRUARY 26, 1952, THE CHIEF OF FINANCE REFERRED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER OF FEBRUARY 7, 1952, REQUESTING AN ADVANCE DECISION ON THE CLAIM OF FRANK A. CANNATA AND MARTHA M. CANNATA, FATHER AND MOTHER OF JOHN L. CANNATA, DECEASED, LATE PRIVATE, FIRST CLASS, GRADE E-3, HEADQUARTERS AND HEADQUARTERS AND SERVICE COMPANY, 127TH TANK BATTALION (M), NEW YORK NATIONAL GUARD, FOR INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (OUTDOOR) PAY DUE THE DECEDENT AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH ON MARCH 8, 1951, SUPPORTED BY SUPPLEMENTAL INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (OUTDOOR) PAY ROLL OF THE SAID ORGANIZATION FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 21 TO MARCH 4, 1951. ALSO, THERE WAS TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION, CHECK NO. 2,357,375, DATED MARCH 20, 1951, FOR $22.30, IN FAVOR OF THE DECEDENT, DRAWN BY COLONEL W.C. STEIGER, F.C., OVER SYMBOL NO. 215-216, REPRESENTING ARMORY DRILL PAY FOR THE PERIOD FROM DECEMBER 1, 1950, TO FEBRUARY 28, 1951.

THE CLAIMANTS APPEAR TO BE ENTITLED, AS PARENTS OF JOHN L. CANNATA, DECEASED, TO SUCH AMOUNT AS WAS LEGALLY DUE THE DECEDENT FOR INACTIVE DUTY TRAINING (OUTDOOR) PAY AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH (SEE THE ACT OF JUNE 30, 1906, 34 STAT. 750, AS AMENDED BY SECTION 4 OF THE ACT OF FEBRUARY 25, 1946, 60 STAT. 30), AND PAYMENT TO THEM IN THAT AMOUNT IS AUTHORIZED, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT, NO DETERMINATION BEING MADE HEREIN AS TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE AMOUNT OF SUCH PAYMENT, OR AS TO THE CORRECTNESS OF THE SUPPLEMENTAL PAY ROLL IN OTHER RESPECTS.

WITH REFERENCE TO CHECK NO. 2,357,375, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT AN AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN PLACED THEREON MAKING THE SAME PAYABLE IN THE USUAL MANNER ON THE ENDORSEMENT OF FRANK A. CANNATA AND MARTHA M. CANNATA, AS PARENTS OF JOHN L. CANNATA, DECEASED. THE CHECK IS ENCLOSED HEREWITH FOR DELIVERY TO THE CLAIMANTS, WHOSE ADDRESS AS SHOWN ON STANDARD FORM NO. 1055, IS 331 FRENCH STREET, BUFFALO, NEW YORK.

THE CLAIM AND SUPPORTING PAPERS, TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER, ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.