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The National Service Years 1945-59

Troop Ship Documents


Berthing Card for HMT Empire Fowey, 1955, used by Private J Openshaw, 1st King's Own.
Accession Number: KO2921/010


Berthing Card for HMT Empire Orwell, 1954, used by Private J Openshaw, 1st King's Own.
Accession Number: KO2921/011


Shore Leave pass from HMT Empire Orwell, May 1954, used by Private J Openshaw, 1st King's Own.
Accession Number: KO2921/012


Laundry Card, HMT Empire Orwell, 1954.
Accession Number: KO2921/013a


Laundry Card, HMT Empire Orwell, 1954.
Accession Number: KO2921/013b


Order of Service for 18th September 1955 on board HMT Empire Orwell.
Accession Number: KO2921/015


Weekly meal ticket issued to Private J Openshaw, 1st King's Own, on board HMT Empire Orwell, 1955.
Accession Number: KO2921/016

 

 

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