What things do you need to write on webbing, body armour etc.

I see it all the time on body armour, webbing and Bergen's. Where people have letters, numbers, the lot in Sharpie. Imm just curious but what is it they write on them?
 
Address and postal code, don't forget a first class stamp so you can be sent home via Royal Mail. Cheaper than rail warrants.
 

Chimp

ADC
Your porn star name.
 
Secret codes to launch Trident
 
I see it all the time on body armour, webbing and Bergen's. Where people have letters, numbers, the lot in Sharpie. Imm just curious but what is it they write on them?
Usually words to the effect, "Property of the SAS/PARA'S/COMMANDO'S" when I'm flogging it on Ebay.
 

llech

LE
Your Mam's telephone number, they phone her up to come and collect you, or whatever's left.
 
See what I mean.
 

Slime

LE
I always wrote 'here I am'

It was the only way to find stuff that was camouflaged to look like its surroundings ;)
 

Chef

LE
'This way up' and

'Do NOT read this'.
 
Zap number, when on ops.

No name

You can put blood group if you want, but I was told it's ignored, everyone receives O neg until your blood is cross matched.
 

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