Payroll Office West Bromwich women’s Arm

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  1. ForGeorgeEvitts

    ForGeorgeEvitts New Member

    My mother Bessie (Betty) Evitts nee Wright 1919, was a clerk in the payroll office. I can’t seem to find anything about this on line. Any ideas? I believe she joined in 1942.
     
  2. papiermache

    papiermache Well-Known Member

  3. ForGeorgeEvitts

    ForGeorgeEvitts New Member

  4. CL1

    CL1 116th LAA and 92nd (Loyals) LAA,Royal Artillery Patron

    Do you have any paperwork you would like to share on the forum

    During WW2
     
  5. ForGeorgeEvitts

    ForGeorgeEvitts New Member

    No but I will for sure once I get some.
     
  6. papiermache

    papiermache Well-Known Member

    At Kew there is a history which may well have geographical locations of offices: see

    DEFE 70/401.

    History of the Royal Army Pay Corps
    Date: 1943 Feb 01 - 1970 Sep 30

    War diaries seem to be around reference WO166/16280

    WO 166/16280 War Office: Home Forces: War Diaries, Second World War. ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS. | Branch Pay Office London | Branch Pay Office London. | Held by: The National Archives, Kew

    WO 166/16291 War Office: Home Forces: War Diaries, Second World War. ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS. | 9 Comd. Pay Office | 9 Comd. Pay Office. | Held by: The National Archives, Kew

    Also files around reference WO166/5963:

    WO 166/5963 War Office: Home Forces: War Diaries, Second World War. MISCELLANEOUS. ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS. | MISCELLANEOUS: ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS: Royal Army Pay Corps Depot, Field Cashier (RAPC). | MISCELLANEOUS: ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS: Royal Army Pay Corps Depot, Field Cashier (RAPC). | Held by: The National Archives, Kew

    WO 166/5965 War Office: Home Forces: War Diaries, Second World War. MISCELLANEOUS. ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS. | MISCELLANEOUS: ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS: Branch Pay Office, Victoria Station. | MISCELLANEOUS: ROYAL ARMY PAY CORPS: Branch Pay Office, Victoria Station. | Held by: The National Archives, Kew
     
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