The Adam Park Project

Sgt Moore's ID tag

Item Information:

Catalogue Number: MM008 Source: The Moore Papers Location: Changi POW Camp Report No: N/A Artifact Type: ID Tag Production Date: 1942-02-15 00:00:00 Dimensions of Item: 40mm x 65mm Copyright with The Adam Park Project

Other Description:

Sgt Moore' POW ID Tag appears to made out of old mess tin. It is 40mm x 55mm in size. On one side is written his name and rank on the other his service number and the Japanese symbol for 'British' and 'NCO'

Historic Context:

Every man was expected to wear his ID tag at all times. New tags were made as old ones wore out.

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