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Exhibit E—Telegram - Miss Adele Louis Hoppock from Squire - 1918

[Exhibit E—Telegram]

Washington, D.C., February 20, 1918.

Miss Adele Louise Hoppock,
Seattle, Wash.

Under authority of Secretary of War, dated April Seventh 1917, you will proceed to San Francisco, Calif., reporting upon arrival to C. B. Allsopp, Pacific Telephone and Telegraph Co., 835 Howard Street, for temporary duty. You will apply to the nearest quartermaster or recruiting officer for transportation. The travel directed is necessary in the military service. Transportation allowances to be accorded you same as prescribed for Army nurses in Army regulations while on temporary duty at San Francisco Calif. You will be allowed a per diem allowance of four dollars for first thirty days.

Chief Signal Officer per Wessen.

"[Exhibit E—Telegram]: Affidavit of Gertrude Hoppock: Telegram from Squire/Wesson, US Army, 20 February 1918," in Recognition for Purposes of VA Benefits, Hearing before the Committee on Veterans' Affairs, Unted States Senate, Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session on S. 247, S. 1414, S. 129, and Related Bills. Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, 25 May 1977. p. 364.

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