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    On a birth certificate from 1942 the father's name is given and his occupation. In this case he was a Stoker 1st class RN. But there is also an additional piece of information next to this which reads "No PKX". Can anyone tell me what this signifies please?

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    "No PKX". Can anyone tell me what this signifies please?
    "No" means "number".

    P/KX was part of his service number - "P" means Portsmouth; K=Stoker; X=lower pay grade

    See https://www.genuki.org.uk/big/NavalNumbers

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    Thanks Peter, I could never have guessed that one!

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