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Offline Rootes75

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« on: Thursday 05 April 18 19:46 BST (UK) »
My Great Uncle has the abbreviation 'PSH' on his RAF index card, I have searched all my references but can't come up with much.

Any ideas?

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« Reply #1 on: Friday 06 April 18 09:22 BST (UK) »
An idea - see this link to the very informative RAFcommands site http://www.rafcommands.com/reference/air-78-and-finding-raf-other-ranks-service-number/

About half way down the page "Post war the bottom of the card contains a few letter groups which were used as a double check of service number (in a similar manner to CRC in modern computer communications)".

(And a similar way to the 3 digit code on the back of a credit card checks the long number - don't ask me how!)

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