Papers relating to Medals, Pay and Prisoner of War Compensatory Payments

Production date
Nov 1945-May 1957

Description
File contains the following papers relating to the service of James Simpson Davidson, a member of the Malayan Volunteer Forces:





- letter sent by the Colonial Office to James Davidson regarding his application for the award of the 1939-45 Star medal, dated 8 Nov 1945





- letter sent by the Crown Agents for the Colonies to Davidson sending 2 1/2 inches of the ribbon of the 1939-45 Star in respect of his service with the Malayan Volunteer Forces, dated 9 Nov 1945





- letter sent by the Malayan Government Accounts Office to Davidson regarding the remittance of money to him, dated 1 Jan 1946





- letter sent by the Malayan Governments Accounts Office to Davidson regarding the payment of money on account of the internment of his wife Daphne Davidson, dated 5 Feb 1946





- signed certificate of service issued by the Colonial Office to Davidson who served as an embodied member of the Straits Settlement Volunteer Force from 1 Dec 1941-4 Mar 1946 and last held the rank of Private





- copy letter sent by Davidson to the Command Pay Office in Singapore, stating that he would like to make a claim for compensatory payments made to ex-prisoners of war and civilian internees, undated





- two photocopy army accounts relating to the service of Davidson, undated





- letter sent by the Command Pay Office in Singapore toDavidson, advising him to write to the War Pensions Issue Office with details of his internment to assist with a claim for money, dated 7 Feb 1957





- copy letter sent by Davidson to the War Pensions Issue Office at the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance providing details of his internment in Malaya, dated 18 Feb 1957





- two printed notices enclosed with a payable order for the final payment from the balance of the money available from the proceeds of Japanese Assetts, dated Nov 1956





- copy letter sent by Davidson to the Ministry of Pensions and National Insurance regarding his request for shares of Japanese Assets, undated





- copy letter sent by Davidson to the Colonial Office of Great Smith Street, London, regarding his entitlement to a share in the distribution of the proceeds of Japanese Assets, as an ex-prisoner of war taken in Malaya in 1942, dated 30 Mar 1957





- letter issued by the Colonial Office to Davidson, referring to the distribution of Japanese Assets under Article 16 of the Japanese Peace Treaty, dated 3 May 1957
Collection Type
Archives
Level of Current Record
file
Catalogue Number
1253/38

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