Wednesday, 27 November 2013

HUNGERFORD ARCADE: MORE MILITARY VEHICLES

VINTAGE MILITARY VEHICLES 
AT
HUNGERFORD ARCADE RAISING
MONEY FOR THE
ROYAL BRITISH LEGION
POPPY APPEAL

PART TWO

As promised, here are some more of the vintage military vehicles with their proud owners who raised lots of money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.


RARE BEDFORD 4 X 2 CL FUEL TANKER 
Proud owner Gary Crook
Gary's lovely wife June has a vintage Land Rover






This Bedford Tanker is 18 feet long
and is one of only three that
survive today.  

1943 Willys Jeep owned by Chris Freeman
Chris named his Jeep 'Rosie' as a tribute to his
mum.  Rosie was her betting name!

Here you can see the original
communications aerials on the
dashboard in Chris' Jeep

Here is Chris' beautiful Labrador, Roc
Roc loves to wear his goggles when travelling
in the Jeep.  Everyone just loved him

"Where are we going next dad?"

1942 Willys Jeep of the 82nd Air Bourne 307 Engineers Battalion 1.  
They, with this Jeep were the first ones on the Rhine crossing!
Roy Parr is the proud owner of this historic Willys Jeep
Roy is holding the original weapon that would have been
in this Jeep.  There is a special place on the dashboard
where it is kept .
   





1942 Willys Jeep
No. 5308241
George Ralph is the proud owner of this Willys Jeep
George is second from the right holding the red bucket.
He is busy with Roy collecting the appeal money.





This is an amazing 6 wheeled 
6 x 6 Dodge WC62 Weapons Carrier

After WWII, this vehicle went to the Norwegian School of Artillery
Andy Butler is now the proud owner and it is stationed at
the 444th Armoured Division Devizes
 

Andy Beswick
Proud owner of this Ariel Wing 350cc
motor bike which was used by the
War Department in the early 1940s






A big thank you to each and every one of you for the wonderful work you did in raising lots of money for the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal.


Catch up with all the news in the latest edition of our Newsletter at 

www.hungerfordarcade.co.uk














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