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United Kingdom of Great Britain & Northern Ireland : British Passport (1944 — 1949) Issued by British Commission in Jerusalem

British Passport was issued for a 48-year-old Mr William Henry Studwick 1944 by British High Commision in Jerusalem. It was issued towards the end of World War Two.

The is a scribble at the bottom-right on the interior side of the back cover: 201/1244.

On page 8 there is circular stamping read: NATIONAL REGISTRATION OFFICE (DMO). The handwritten note is illegible but the last number read as DMO 1540781.

On page 32, a special permit handstamped.
 
GOVERMENT OF PALESTINE
DEPARTMENT OF MIGRATION

The holder of this passport, together with his wife and minor children, if any, is exempt from the provision of the Immigration Ordinance so long as he is a member of the Palestine Civil Service or of the Majesty's Naval, Military, Air, Diplomatic or Consular Service.

5/12/1944
Jerusalem
Assistant Commisioner
for Citizenship and Passports.


IMMIGRATION STAMPINGS & VISAS

It has a transit visa through Kantara (in the modern day Egypt) dated 5 December 1946.

PHYSICAL STRUCTURES
 
Predominant Colour Cover: Dark Blue
Pages: Gray
Watermark Royal Monogram of King George VI
 
Page Description
Front Cover Document's Name
Coat-of-Arms
Country's Name
Front Cover - Interior Side Diplomatic Request Page
Page 1 Document's Name
Country's Name
Document's Number
Passport Holder's Name
Passport Holder's Wife's Name
Number of Accompanying Children
Nationality
Page 2 Physical Description - Glued Form
Page 3 Passport Holder's Photo - Glued
Passport Holder's Wife's Photo
Page 4 Permitted / Endorsed Countries
Passport Validity
Page 5 Renewals
Observations
Page 6 until Page 32 Visas
Back Cover - Interior Side Notes & Regulations

LANGUAGES

The document was printed in English and French from page 1 to page 5, only for the field's / information's title. The contents were in English.

Details were handwritten into the passport in English.

DOCUMENT & COUNTRY'S NAME
 
PASSPORT.
PASSEPORT.

UNITED KINGDOM OF GREAT BRITAIN AND NORTHERN IRELAND.
ROYAUME-UNI DE GRANDE-BRETAGNE ET D'IRLANDE DU NORD.

NATIONALITY
 
British Subject By Birth.

FRONT COVER (INTERIOR) REQUEST
 
PASSPORT.

By His Majesty's

HIGH COMMISSIONER FOR PALESTINE

at

These are to request and require in the Name of His Majesty all those whom it may concern to allow the bearer to pass freely without let or hindrance, and to afford him or her every assistance and protection of which he or she may stand in need.


Given at
Jerusalem
the 5th day
of December 1944

PERMITTED / ENDORSED COUNTRIES

Hand-written
 
British Empire (see Regulations 6 & 7)
Syria, Lebanon, Egypt, Palestine,
Trans-Jordan and Turkey

OBSERVATIONS

Rubberstamped,
 
Bearer has previously travelled
on passport no
4960
dated 13.11.34 issued at Jerusalem
which has been cancelled and withdrawn.

BACK COVER (INTERIOR) NOTES & REGULATIONS
 
R E G U L A T I O N S

1. BRITISH PASSPORTS ARE ISSUED BY THE COMPETENT AUTHORITIES THROUGHOUT THE BRITISH EMPIRE AND BY BRITISH DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR OFFICERS ABROAD. APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE IN THE AUTHORISED FORM OBTAINABLE FROM THOSE AUTHORITIES.

2. PASSPORTS ARE ISSUED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM AT THE PASSPORT OFFICE, WESTMINSTER, LONDON, S. W. I, AND AT THE BRANCH PASSPORT OFFICE, 36, DALE STREET, LIVERPOOL. PASSPORTS CANNOT BE ISSUED OR RENEWED AT THE PASSPORT OFFICE FOR PERSONS NOT AT THE TIME BEING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM. PASSPORTS SHOULD NOT BE SENT ABROAD BY POST.

3. RESIDENTS IN EIRE SHOULD MAKE THEIR APPLICATIONS TO THE PASSPORT DEPARTMENT, MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, DUBLIN, AND THOSE IN NORTHERN IRELAND TO THE BRANCH PASSPORT OFFICE, LIVERPOOL. IN THE BRITISH DOMINIONS OR COLONIES OVERSEAS, APPLICATIONS SHOULD BE MADE TO THE LOCAL AUTHORITIES.

4. PASSPORTS ARE AVAILABLE FOR FIVE YEARS. IN THE FIRST INSTANCE, UNLESS OTHERWISE STATED, THEY MAY BE RENEWED FROM TIME TO TIME FOR FURTHER CONSECUTIVE PERIODS OF ONE TO FIVE YEARS FROM THE DATE OF EXPIRY, PROVIDED THE TOTAL PERIOD OF VALIDITY OF TEN YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE OF ISSUE IS NOT EXCEEDED. THE FEE FOR EACH YEAR OF RENEWAL IS 2s.

5. BRITISH PASSPORTS ARE NOT AVAILABLE BEYOND TEN YEARS FROM THE ORIGINAL DATE OF ISSUE. THEREAFTER, OR IF AT ANY TIME THE PASSPORT CONTAINS NO FURTHER SPACE FOR VISAS, A NEW PASSPORT MUST BE OBTAINED.

(a) A PASSPORT INCLUDING PARTICULARS OF THE HOLDER’S WIFE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THE WIFE'S USE WHEN TRAVELLING ALONE.

(b) CHILDREN WHO HAVE REACHED THE AGE OF SIXTEEN YEARS REQUIRE SEPARATE PASSPORTS.

6.THE PASSPORT IS ONLY AVAILABLE FOR TRAVEL TO THE COUNTRIES NAMED ON PAGE 4, BUT MAY BE ENDORSED FOR ADDITIONAL COUNTRIES (FEE 2s.). THE POSSESSION OF A PASSPORT SO ENDORSED DOES NOT, HOWEVER, EXEMPT THE HOLDER FROM COMPLIANCE WITH ANY IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS IN FORCE IN BRITISH OR FOREIGN COUNTRIES OR FROM THE NECESSITY OF OBTAINING A VISA WHERE REQUIRED.

7. PASSPORTS ENDORSED AS VALID FOR THE BRITISH EMPIRE ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FOR TRAVELLING TO TERRITORY UNDER BRITISH PROTECTION OR MANDATE, NOT, HOWEVER, INCLUDING PALESTINE OR TRANSJORDAN, FOR WHICH THE PASSPORT MUST BE SPECIALLY ENDORSED, OR THE ADEN PROTECTORATE FOR WHICH BOTH AN ENDORSEMENT AND A VISA ARE REQUIRED.
 
REGISTRATION AT BRITISH CONSULATES ABROAD

IT IS MOST IMPORTANT THAT BRITISH SUBJECTS RESIDENT ABROAD SHOULD AT THE EARLIEST OPPORTUNITY REGISTER THEIR NAMES AND ADDRESSES AT THE NEAREST BRITISH CONSULATE. FAILURE TO REGISTER MAY IN A PERIOD OF EMERGENCY RESULT IN DIFFICULTY OR DELAY IN ACCORDING TO BRITISH SUBJECTS THE ASSISTANCE AND PROTECTION TO WHICH THEY ARE ENTITLED.CHANGES OF ADDRESS OR DEPARTURE FROM THE COUNTRY SHOULD ALSO BE NOTIFIED TO THE CONSULATE.
 
C A U T I O N

THIS PASSPORT IS A VALUABLE DOCUMENT. IT SHOULD NOT BE ALTERED IN ANY WAY OR ALLOWED TO PASS INTO THE POSSESSION OF AN UNAUTHORISED PERSON. IF LOST OR DESTROYED, THE FACT AND CIRCUMSTANCES SHOULD BE IMMEDIATELY REPORTED TO THE PASSPORT OFFICE, LONDON, OR THE NEAREST BRITISH CONSULATE OR BRITISH AUTHORITY AND TO THE LOCAL POLICE. NEW PASSPORTS CAN ONLY BE ISSUED IN SUCH CASES AFTER EXHAUSTIVE ENQUIRIES.


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