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From: Eve McLaughlin <>
Subject: Re: off topic shocked and horrified
Date: Sun, 10 Jul 2005 17:05:27 +0100
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In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, jkm <
>"S Viemeister" wrote
>>> Seems logical if, as I was told by my mother, the identity-card numbers
>>> we had during WWII were adopted as the NHS numbers in '48.
>> I don't have my old ID card to hand (it's packed away with old passports,
>> etc), but I'm sure I remember it having the same number as my NHS card.
This was so for normal civilians. And the ID number (which for once I
could remember, unlike my PIN number) was used until they went over to
multi-nega=long and totally unmemorable numbers.
Author of the McLaughlin Guides for family historians
Secretary Bucks Genealogical Society
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