B-112377, NOV 14, 1952

B-112377: Nov 14, 1952

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THERE WAS RECEIVED IN THIS OFFICE FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION CHECK NO. 19. TO SUCH AMOUNT AS WAS LEGALLY DUE THE DECEDENT FOR ARMORY DRILL PAY AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH (SEE THE ACT OF JUNE 30. PAYMENT TO HER 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 ALICE ALETHIA DI FRANCESCA. THE CHECK IS ENCLOSED FOR DELIVERY TO THE CLAIMANT. WHOSE ADDRESS IS SHOWN ON F. THE CLAIM AND SUPPORTING PAPERS TRANSMITTED WITH YOUR LETTER ARE RETURNED HEREWITH.

B-112377, NOV 14, 1952

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MAJOR H. D. HARPSTER, USAF:

BY LETTER DATED OCTOBER 13, 1952, THE DIRECTOR OF FINANCE, DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, REFERRED TO THIS OFFICE YOUR LETTER DATED AUGUST 26, 1952, REQUESTING AN ADVANCE DECISION ON THE CLAIM OF ALICE ALETHIA DI FRANCESCA, WIDOW OF CHARLIE R. DI FRANCESCA, DECEASED, LATE FIRST LIEUTENANT, GRADE 0 -2, 195TH FIGHTER SQUADRON, 144TH FIGHTER GROUP, CALIFORNIA AIR NATIONAL GUARD, FOR ARMORY DRILL PAY DUE THE DECEDENT AT THE DATE OF HIS DEATH, APRIL 12, 1952, SUPPORTED BY SUPPLEMENTAL ARMORY DRILL PAY ROLL OF THE SAID ORGANIZATION FOR THE PERIOD FROM APRIL 1 TO JUNE 30, 1952. ALSO, THERE WAS RECEIVED IN THIS OFFICE FOR APPROPRIATE DISPOSITION CHECK NO. 19,520, DATED APRIL 15, 1952, FOR $140.50, IN FAVOR OF THE DECEDENT, DRAWN BY J. R. HOGAN, SYMBOL NO. 225-414, REPRESENTING ARMORY DRILL PAY DUE THE DECEDENT AS SECOND LIEUTENANT OF THE SAID ORGANIZATION FOR THE PERIOD FROM JANUARY 1 TO MARCH 31, 1952.

THE CLAIMANT APPEARS TO BE ENTITLED, AS WIDOW OF CHARLIE R. DI FRANCESCA, DECEASED, TO SUCH AMOUNT AS WAS LEGALLY DUE THE DECEDENT FOR ARMORY DRILL 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 HER 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 RESPECT TO CHECK NO. 19,520, YOU ARE ADVISED THAT AN AUTHORIZATION HAS BEEN PLACED THEREON MAKING THE SAME PAYABLE IN THE USUAL MANNER ON THE ENDORSEMENT OF ALICE ALETHIA DI FRANCESCA, AS WIDOW OF CHARLIE R. DI FRANCESCA, DECEASED. THE CHECK IS ENCLOSED FOR DELIVERY TO THE CLAIMANT, WHOSE ADDRESS IS SHOWN ON F. D. FORM NO. 14 AS 14004 BURTON STREET, VAN NUYS, CALIFORNIA.

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