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Where is it from?
- A Person Named Box Hill North, Australia
Identity Card - Amy Doreen Lavey, Box Hill North, 1942 Reg. No: SH 860084
- Alternative Name(s): Registration Card
Identity card, made in 1942 and used by Amy Doreen Lavey. She lived at 41 Kenmare Street, Box Hill North, then a semi-rural suburb, and was described as 'Housewife'.
The card is for civilian registration ('British subjects'). The card explains 'You may need it under national emergency conditions for important purposes....You must carry this identity card with you whenever away from your home. The card must be shown, at any time on demand, to any person authorized by law to see it.'
- Brown paper card, printed on both sides, with hand-written personal details and three official stamps.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Mrs Amy Lavey, 1985
|Dimensions:||9.50 cm (Height), 14.70 cm (Width)|
|Tagged with:||home fronts, identifications, wars conflicts, world war ii 1939-1945|
|Themes this item is part of:||Public Life & Institutions Collection|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MILITARY HISTORY|
|Secondary Classification:||Civilian Life|
|Inscriptions:||Text: O.H.M.S./Form C.R.3/Civilian Registration (British Subjects) /Keep this Identity Card in a cover/It will fit into an ordinary envelope/Carry it with you when away from home/IDENTITY CARD. Handwritten: Amy Doreen Lavey/41 Kenmare Str/Box Hill Nth.|
|Person Named:||Mrs Amy Lavey, Box Hill North, Victoria, Australia, 1942|