In 1975, lamination over the bearer's photograph was introduced to make alteration harder.
The photo has been laminated but the lamination plastic was without overprinting.
Printer's code: M/4472**
This passport has not been cancelled and without any immigration stamping.
Issued at Newport, Gwent in 1980 to Mr Ernest Pettiford of Portland, Dorset (Born 1914): Mr Pettiford was a survivor of HMS Foylebank and a friend of L/S Jack Mantle, who won the VC during her sinking in Portland Harbour.