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TITLE
Soldier's Service and Pay Book.
EXTERNAL ID
Z_PC_WGORDON3_004_003
DATE OF IMAGE
1945
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
8371
KEYWORDS
service books
pay books
army books
British Army
Soldier's Service and Pay Book.

This image shows the front cover of a soldier's service and pay book. Army book 64, the service and pay book, was issued to every soldier who enlisted with the British Army. The book contained 20 pages and recorded details such as the soldier's army number, employment history, medical history, training records, personal identification, next of kin information and last will and testament forms. The book was legally required to be kept with the soldier at all times and was to be shown for identification purposes during all pay parades.

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Soldier's Service and Pay Book.

1940s

service books; pay books; army books; British Army

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (documents)

This image shows the front cover of a soldier's service and pay book. Army book 64, the service and pay book, was issued to every soldier who enlisted with the British Army. The book contained 20 pages and recorded details such as the soldier's army number, employment history, medical history, training records, personal identification, next of kin information and last will and testament forms. The book was legally required to be kept with the soldier at all times and was to be shown for identification purposes during all pay parades.