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Royal Navy disembarkation pass

This pass was needed by William Shand, a wireless operator in the Royal Navy, when he went ashore and when he rejoined his ship during World War II.

The name of the holder's ship is at the top of the pass. HMS Franklin was a minesweeper of the Halcyon class. Commanded by Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Irving, it surveyed the harbours of north-west Europe after the Normandy landings.

The holder's rating is Tel for Telegraphy. G. or T. indicates whether he takes a drink (Grog) or is Teetotal.

William Shand was interviewed by pupils of Rosebank Primary School, Nairn, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005

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Royal Navy disembarkation pass

1940s

War Detectives; World War 2; World War II; Second World War; 2nd World War; identity card; identity cards; ID card; ID cards; identification; ships; warships; minesweepers

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War Detectives (documents)

This pass was needed by William Shand, a wireless operator in the Royal Navy, when he went ashore and when he rejoined his ship during World War II.<br /> <br /> The name of the holder's ship is at the top of the pass. HMS Franklin was a minesweeper of the Halcyon class. Commanded by Rear Admiral Sir Edmund Irving, it surveyed the harbours of north-west Europe after the Normandy landings.<br /> <br /> The holder's rating is Tel for Telegraphy. G. or T. indicates whether he takes a drink (Grog) or is Teetotal. <br /> <br /> William Shand was interviewed by pupils of Rosebank Primary School, Nairn, as part of a War Detectives project in 2005