Strange service number

Discussion in 'Army Pay, Claims & JPA' started by 0lauded, Nov 14, 2012.

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  1. Some advice on this one would be much appreciated;

    Being a young whipper snapper I'm starting at RMAS shortly and so have been issued my service number, only I've come to notice its not like anyone else's as it reads 1700****. I have some history with the RMR but that was after JPA was introduced, so why the strange number?

    Just so I can prepare a quick-fire answer for my C/Sgt. in January. I'm keen not to be 'special'
  2. too late for that
  3. You have been identified early as someone who has just over half the value of a 'Spartan'.
  4. Oh but you are Rupert.
    And C/Sgt will treat you special.
  5. Sympathetic_Reaction

    Sympathetic_Reaction LE Book Reviewer

    It will probably be your old RMR number, once you are on JPA you keep the same number.
  6. Good god, a strange number? Is there ANYTHING that isn't whinged about?
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  7. I haven't whinged about my feet recently.
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  8. 123

    123 LE

    how many digits does it have?
  9. its an 8-digit number
  10. Feckin hell hell so is mine and I've had it for 22 and a half years now.
    Strange eh?
  11. Not really, but if you were a Pre-JPA officer then you'd have a 6 digit number?
  12. The number or toes?
  13. So **** the number, how are your feet then??
  14. 123

    123 LE

    both - I was killing two birds with one stone.
  15. Not at RMAS you wouldn't.