Royal Canadian Air Force
Service Police
1940 - 1946

RCAF Identification

  Several types of identification were issued to RCAF servicemen. These included a paybook for airmen, and identity cards for all ranks. Passes were required for leave and any kind of travel. A few examples of RCAF paperwork are illustrated below.


Cover of an RAF Identity Card issued to all ranks.


RAF Identity Card details. This card was issued to an Acting Air Commodore of the RCAF.


The standard RCAF Identity Card issued to all ranks. The card is a photographic reproduction sealed in plastic.


Certificate of authority (Warrant Card) for RCAF Service Police at No. 4 Manning Depot, Quebec.


RAF issued Airman's Pay Book.


An Embarkation Card was required for all travel by boat or aircraft.

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