Letter: Accountant General of the Navy at the Admiralty to Alfred Dutton, Drury House, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester

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      GB 221 WM1073/1/35
  • Alternative Id.
      GB 221 WM/1073/35
  • Dates of Creation
      1916 Dec. 28
  • Language of Material
      English
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      1 item

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LETTER: Accountant General of the Navy at the Admiralty to Alfred Dutton, Drury House, Westminster Road, Hoole, Chester requesting whether a statement made by George A. Wright, fireman, on the late Tara, concerning an overpayment of £13.15.0 made to him is correct.

Attached

(i) COPY STATEMENT (May 16 1916) of G. A. Wright, 52 Hooper Road, Euston House, London where he states that he had enough money to cover the over-payment while on the Tara, but with the sinking of the ship on November 5 1915 everything was lost.

(ii) COPY LETTER: Alfred Dutton to the Accountant General of the Navy stating that Wright had informed him of the overpayment and that instructions had been received for Wright to deposit money each week to cover the amount. Before the money could be refunded that Tara was sunk and all cash and correspondence were lost with the vessel.

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