Army Numbers just got bigger

Discussion in 'Military History and Militaria' started by chris951, Jul 12, 2007.

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  1. It was inevitable that it would happen one day but ....

    received a letter from my son today (week 5 of basic .. sorry, Phase 1) and his army number is 300xxxxx!!
     
  2. Is he a Spartan? One of the 300?!
     
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    It was inevitable that it would happen one day but ....

    received a letter from my son today (week 5 of basic .. sorry, Phase 1) and his army number is 300xxxxx!!
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    QRM 5


    YOU KNOW THAT ITS A TRI SERVICE NUMBER NOW THOUGH, THERES NO DIFFERENCE BETWEENARMY AIR FORCE AND NAVY.
     
  4. Thats a bit sh*te isn't it, we shouldn't be mixed in with the skates and crabs.
     
  5. When did it become tri service?
     
  6. its all cos JPA is so great (apparently)
     
  7. That makes me feel old with my 2472xxxx

    OH, I have just checked with my Godson and apparently I am!




    Quack
     
  8. Sprog! :wink: 2459xxxx

    Any advances?

    PS My old man was 2348xxxx so I think we've got all bases covered.
     
  9. Same here my old T.A one used to be 2521xxxx now thanks to JPA I get a shiny new 3002xxxx number for the regs grrr...



    RC
     
  10. I am not a number.


    I am a free man.

    (Patrick McGoohan. "The Prisoner". 1960something)
     
  11. there has been a mega thread about army numbers just search and you wuill find it
     
  12. If I wasn't such a biff that any attempted search (even using Boolian terms) resulted in 13,652 results .. I would!
     
  13. Strange, I've just checked and my number is the same size.

    Perhaps if I change the font.....
     
  14. Do split arses still have W preceeding their number?