The War Service Gratuity, 1945

The war gratuity, paid to servicemen and women upon discharge, was based on length of service at home and overseas. On this worksheet, a Prince Edward Island soldier calculated his gratuity as $668.30, just over $9100 in current values.

"How to figure your gratuity - Other Ranks only," worksheet, 1945

Ley and Lois Smith War, Memory and Popular Culture Research Collection - The University of Western Ontario - London, Ontario
s.l., 21.6cm x 35.5cm