B-126551, FEB. 23, 1956

B-126551: Feb 23, 1956

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TO JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED MAY 25. FROM OUR CLAIMS DIVISION YOU WERE ADVISED THAT INFORMATION HAD BEEN RECEIVED HERE SHOWING THAT THE DECEDENT DID NOT ACQUIRE AN ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES STATUS AND THAT HIS ESTATE WAS NOT ENTITLED TO PAYMENT OF ARREARS OF PAY MADE IN YOUR FAVOR BY OUR CERTIFICATES OF SETTLEMENT NOS. 1748898 AND 1748899. IT WAS REQUESTED BY THE LETTER OF JANUARY 24. ADDITIONAL REQUESTS WERE MADE TO YOU BY LETTERS DATED APRIL 1. INASMUCH AS A REPLY HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED TO ANY OF THE ABOVE LETTERS IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU COMMUNICATE WITH US WITH REGARD TO THIS MATTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. IN THE EVENT THE AMOUNT INVOLVED IS STILL IN YOUR CUSTODY IT SHOULD BE TRANSMITTED PROMPTLY TO US.

B-126551, FEB. 23, 1956

TO JUDGE ADVOCATE GENERAL OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE PHILIPPINES:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER DATED MAY 25, 1954 (FILE: JAG4-AUS-67) FROM CAPTAIN ANTONIO S. VINLUAN, JAGS, CHIEF, CLAIMS BRANCH, OF YOUR OFFICE, TO THE COMMANDING OFFICER, RECORDS ADMINISTRATION CENTER, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, REFERRED TO OUR CLAIMS DIVISION FOR REPLY, CONCERNING THE PAYMENT BY YOU OF ARREARS OF PAY IN THE CASE OF ISABELO M. CASIANO, STAFF SERGEANT, SERVICE NO. 10,626,168, WHO DIED JUNE 11, 1946.

BY LETTER DATED JANUARY 24, 1955, FROM OUR CLAIMS DIVISION YOU WERE ADVISED THAT INFORMATION HAD BEEN RECEIVED HERE SHOWING THAT THE DECEDENT DID NOT ACQUIRE AN ARMY OF THE UNITED STATES STATUS AND THAT HIS ESTATE WAS NOT ENTITLED TO PAYMENT OF ARREARS OF PAY MADE IN YOUR FAVOR BY OUR CERTIFICATES OF SETTLEMENT NOS. 1748898 AND 1748899, BOTH DATED JUNE 1, 1949, IN THE AMOUNTS OF $44 AND $2,566.48, RESPECTIVELY. IT WAS REQUESTED BY THE LETTER OF JANUARY 24, 1955, THAT THE AMOUNT OF THE OVERPAYMENT ($2,610.48) BE REMITTED BY CHECK, DRAFT, OR MONEY ORDERS PAYABLE TO THE TREASURER OF THE UNITED STATES, AND MAILED TO THE GENERAL ACCOUNTING OFFICE, ADMINISTRATIVE FINANCE SECTION, WASHINGTON 25, D.C. NO REPLY HAVING BEEN RECEIVED TO THE LETTER OF JANUARY 24, 1955, ADDITIONAL REQUESTS WERE MADE TO YOU BY LETTERS DATED APRIL 1, JUNE 8, AUGUST 24, AND OCTOBER 27, 1955.

INASMUCH AS A REPLY HAS NOT BEEN RECEIVED TO ANY OF THE ABOVE LETTERS IT IS REQUESTED THAT YOU COMMUNICATE WITH US WITH REGARD TO THIS MATTER AS SOON AS POSSIBLE. IN THE EVENT THE AMOUNT INVOLVED IS STILL IN YOUR CUSTODY IT SHOULD BE TRANSMITTED PROMPTLY TO US. IF THE AMOUNT HAS BEEN DISTRIBUTED TO THE NEXT OF KIN OR CREDITORS OF THE DECEDENT INFORMATION IS REQUESTED AS TO THE NAME AND ADDRESS OF EACH PERSON TO WHOM PAYMENT WAS MADE AND THE AMOUNT EACH RECEIVED.