Civilian Identity Card

Category:  Civilian Life

Civilian Identity Card

This is a typical identity card issued to civilians during (and after) the Second World War. It had to be carried at all times and was to be produced when requested by a police officer or a member of the armed services or Home Guard when on duty.

Exhibit data

Museum number:



6th October 1949

Approx. size:

8 x 13 cm folded
(3 x 5 in)

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Details on an identity card included the holder’s registration number, name, class code, address, signature and any changes of address. Space was provided for an official stamp on the right.