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Offline SharonAnne

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Royal Navy Abbreviations
« on: Sunday 01 November 20 17:47 GMT (UK) »
My grandmother's second husband was in the Royal Navy in WW2. His occupation on their marriage certificate is shown as 'POLT/KX124698 Royal Navy' and on their son's birth certificate 6 months later as 'Seaman LTKX/124698 R.N.'. I'm guessing KX124698 is his Navy number, but I don't know what POLT and LT mean.
Any help would be appreciated.
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Re: Royal Navy Abbreviations
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 01 November 20 17:54 GMT (UK) »
LT = Lowestoft which would be his home port.
As it is under Rank or Profession, PO = Petty Officer.
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Re: Royal Navy Abbreviations
« Reply #2 on: Sunday 01 November 20 18:30 GMT (UK) »
LT = Lowestoft which would be his home port.
As it is under Rank or Profession, PO = Petty Officer.
Regards
Hugh
Thank you.

Williams, Marshall, Garrard, Hughes, Roberts, Evans
McAndrew, Higginson, Settle, Watts, Martin, Dunn