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Requesting records and information of my great grandfather as a veteran

Requested from PVAO by M. Matabalao at 03:42 PM on Mar 09, 2021.
Purpose: To know about any un claim benefits of my late great grandfather
Date of Coverage: 11/02/1944 - 03/09/2021
Tracking no: #PVAO-121825631305

Matabalao 03:42 PM, Mar 09, 2021

Dear Sir/Ma'am

I am Maira Matabalao, I would like to request an information and records of any unclaim benefits of veteran  OF world war II Hadji Garugadi Matabalao my great grandfather. 
I will greatly appreciate it if you can respond at your earliest convenience

Fontamillas 10:33 AM, Apr 29, 2021

Querimit 11:39 AM, Apr 29, 2021

Dear Maira Matabalao,

This is in connection to the request you lodged at the Freedom of Information (FOI) portal.

In order for us to work further on your request, we need more information from you regarding your query.  

We have searched our pensioner's list of profiles but have no existing records on Hadji Garugadi Matabalao. Is he a PVAO Pensioner? or have any dependents receiving a pension from PVAO? If so, please provide their names and basic information so we could check it in our database. 
You may use the reply function on the eFOI portal at, for request with ticket number #PVAO-121825631305, to respond.

During the period of us awaiting your reply, your request will be put on hold. If we do not receive a reply on or before Jul 22, 2021 03:37:35 AM, your request will be closed.

We hope to hear from you at the soonest possible time.

Thank you.


Diane Joyce Querimit
FOI Officer

June 24, 2021

Dear Maira Matabalao,


Thank you for your request dated Mar 09, 2021 03:42:52 PM under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Requesting records and information of "my great grandfather as a veteran."

Response to your request

While our aim is to provide information whenever possible, in this instance this Office does not have existing records on Hadji Garugadi Matabalao.

However, you may wish to contact for the veteran military records of your grandfather, you may refer to the Non - Current Records Division of the Adjutant General

You may send them a request via electronic mail. The details on how to request shall be on their website. 

For further assistance you may review the FAQ section of the eFOI site:

Diane Joyce Querimit
FOI Officer

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