National Service Acts Grade Card

Object number

LDVAL 2005.32.4


c. 1943 – 1955


N.S. 55. National Service Acts Grade Card. Belonged to Ronald Stanley Morbey, L.A.C. (Leading Aircraftman) of 20 Osborne Square, Dagenham. Born 27.02.33, Ronald Morbey was a Compositor when he singed up for National Service with the Air force on 8th April 1953, where he was a wireless operator at Melksham. His service finished on 25.04.55, after which time he entered the RAF Reserve for part-time service.

Physical description

Buff coloured card sheet, printed on both side in black ink, with blank spaces for completion. These spaces have been filled in with blue ink, red ink, black ink and with a black stamp.




Grade card


Whole length: 125mm
width: 77mm

Collection type

Social history


Inscription Printed and written On front: NATIONAL SERVICE ACTS / GRADE CARD / REGISTRATION NO. d.b.b.27577 / MR r.s. Morbey / WHOSE ADDRESS ON HIS REGISTRATION CAD IS / 20osborne square / dagenham / WAS MEDICALLY EXAMINED ON 12/3/53 / AT eastern avenue wanstead E.11 (stamped) / AND PLACED IN / GRADE I(one) / CHAIRMAN OF BOARD j. bull / MEDICAL BOARD STAMP leyton medical board (no. 2) / MAN'S SIGNATURE r.s. morbey.
Inscription Printed and written on reverse: DESCRIPTION OF MAN / DATE OF BIRTH 27-2-33 / HEIGHT 5FT 6.5 INS / COLOUR OF EYES hazel / COLOUR OF HAIR brown.

Alternative reference

Entry Number 1650 (2005-09-21)

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Start datec. 1943
End date1955
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeGrade card
Collection typeSocial history