The Queen's Own Rifles of Canada Regimental Museum and Archives

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Catalog Number 01034
Object Name Paybook
Title 201230 Private Walter Meakins Paybook
Description Brown paybook. Cover is cardboard covered by canvass and glued/sewn into place. Contains 24 pages and one loose carbon copy sheet from the Toronto Recruit Depot. Inside pages have stamps and handwritten entries regarding personal details about Meakins (attestation details, family members, banking info, etc.) and payment details for service, certificate for training testa has been pasted in the military will section.
Material Canvas/Paper/Cardboard
Year Range from 1917
Year Range to 1919
Dimensions H-5.512 W-3.74 inches
Search Terms Pay
Paybook
World War, 1914-1918
Condition Fair
Condition Notes Some internal pages show stains and yellowing. Canvas cover worn/abraded at edges and in centre of front cover. Significant area of loss obscures parts of title. Small black stains intermittent on cover.
Event World War, 1914-1918
People Meakins, Walter