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TITLE
Soldier's service and pay book.
EXTERNAL ID
Z_PC_WGORDON3_004_010
DATE OF IMAGE
1945
PERIOD
1940s
SOURCE
W Gordon
ASSET ID
8385
KEYWORDS
service book
pay book
British Army
Soldier's service and pay book.

This image shows pages 10 and 11 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.

This book belonged to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals. Pages 10 and 11 show next of kin information. The soldier's father is recorded as Mr A.A. Gordon of Ord Cottage, Muir-of-Ord, Ross-shire. A note at the top of the page states that no entry on the page will have any legal effect as a will.

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Soldier's service and pay book.

1940s

service book; pay book; British Army

W Gordon

Winnie Gordon (documents)

This image shows pages 10 and 11 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.<br /> <br /> This book belonged to John Cameron Gordon of the Royal Signals. Pages 10 and 11 show next of kin information. The soldier's father is recorded as Mr A.A. Gordon of Ord Cottage, Muir-of-Ord, Ross-shire. A note at the top of the page states that no entry on the page will have any legal effect as a will.