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Adyc

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John Kitt Kx. 75893
« on: 13 December 2023 05:59:53 pm »

I posted a little while ago, I have now found the service record for John Kitt, and am looking through it but some terms are unfamiliar. I am assuming P.O is Petty officer, but SPO? Also I noticed he changed from a leading stoker to a POSM(Arm), again not sure about this. I have his medals, Long Service and Good Conduct, Defence Medal, 39-45 Star, Burma Star, Africa Star,
South Atlantic Star, which pretty much reflect serving on HMS Newcastle throughout WW2 as per Service Record.
I am doing some digging for a family member, the medals were tucked away in a drawer, I will be framing them but also like to do a bit of research to go along with it, so if anybody can help with abbreviations it would be much appreciated.
Thanks in advance.
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Re: John Kitt Kx. 75893
« Reply #1 on: 14 December 2023 10:46:08 am »


I see that he was a Stoker, so SPO probably Stoker Petty Officer..

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