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Old 17th July 2012, 18:50
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Originally Posted by ted nutt View Post
No 365346 would suggest his seamans or discharge book number.
Hello Ted,
The RS2 number was not the same as the discharge book number.
I believe it was In 1918 that the new identity and service certificate book was first used. This was the RS2 book and was separate from the Dis A. book.
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