B-68692, MAR. 20, 1956

B-68692: Mar 20, 1956

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LUND: REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED NOVEMBER 1. ONE OF THE ENCLOSURES RECEIVED WITH THAT LETTER IS A PHOTOSTATIC COPY OF YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 9. THAT CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY SETTLEMENT DATED APRIL 9. THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM WAS CAREFULLY REVIEWED AND BY DECISION TO YOU DATED MARCH 2. A COPY OF WHICH IS ENCLOSED. THE DISALLOWANCE WAS SUSTAINED FOR THE REASONS STATED.

B-68692, MAR. 20, 1956

TO MR. LESTER M. LUND:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO A LETTER DATED NOVEMBER 1, 1955, FROM THE CHIEF COUNSEL, DISCHARGE REVIEW, VETERANS OF FOREIGN WARS OF THE UNITED STATES, AT THE ABOVE ADDRESS, CONCERNING YOUR CLAIM FOR QUARTERS AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES. ONE OF THE ENCLOSURES RECEIVED WITH THAT LETTER IS A PHOTOSTATIC COPY OF YOUR LETTER OF JUNE 9, 1955, MAKING CLAIM FOR QUARTERS AND SUBSISTENCE ALLOWANCES FOR THE PERIODS DECEMBER 16, 1942, TO NOVEMBER 24, 1943; JULY 21, 1944, TO FEBRUARY 10, 1945; AND APRIL 4, 1945, TO JULY 10, 1945, WHILE SERVING ON SHORE PATROL DUTY IN MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, AS AN ENLISTED MAN IN THE UNITED STATES NAVAL RESERVE.

IN PRESENTING THIS CLAIM, YOU DO NOT MENTION THAT YOU PRESENTED A SIMILAR CLAIM IN AUGUST 1945. THAT CLAIM WAS DISALLOWED BY SETTLEMENT DATED APRIL 9, 1946, FROM OUR CLAIMS DIVISION. AT THE REQUEST OF THE ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT, VETERANS' SERVICE EXCHANGE, MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN, THE DISALLOWANCE OF YOUR CLAIM WAS CAREFULLY REVIEWED AND BY DECISION TO YOU DATED MARCH 2, 1948, B-68692, A COPY OF WHICH IS ENCLOSED, THE DISALLOWANCE WAS SUSTAINED FOR THE REASONS STATED.

SINCE THERE HAS BEEN PRESENTED NO NEW OR MATERIAL EVIDENCE IN ADDITION TO THAT HERETOFORE CONSIDERED, THERE EXISTS NO BASIS FOR MODIFICATION OF OUR PRIOR ACTION.