disc; identity

Production date
1939-1945
Description
3cm diameter steel disc with a bevelled edge and a suspension hole. It is inscribed "ROBT. WELSH/ 72 GLASGOW/ RD/ Dennyloanhead" on the obverse. On the reverse is a number, probably the person's national identity number.
These were worn by civilians in the Second World War so that it would be easier to identify their remains after bombing raids.
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Department
Production date
1939-1945
Signature & date
engraving:front:"ROBT. WELSH/ 72 GLASGOW/ RD/ Dennyloanhead"
engraving:back:"SCMX/ CR7/3"
Associated date
1940
Associated person
Measurement type, part and reading
Dimensions:0 - Whole:Dia 2.9cm (Dia 1 1/8")
Accession number
2001-018-002

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