What sort of identification was used on the prisoners in Chapter 3 of Night?

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On the left arm of each prisoner, a number was engraved with The number became the prisoner's sole identification.  Elie's tattoo read "A-7713".  He observes, "I became A-7713...after that I had no other name" (Chapter 3).

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