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  1. You can search on this page:- Access records held by The National Archives and more than 2,500 other archives. https://discovery.nationalarchives.gov.uk/
  2. Have you looked at the National Archives?
  3. Yes. I've just checked the registration number.
  4. 1943 Austin K2/Y Military Ambulance https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/auction-dates/vehicles/15493-new-entry-1943-austin-k2-y-military-ambulance 1967 BSA B40 WD https://mathewsons.co.uk/auctions/auction-dates/vehicles/15453-new-entry-1967-bsa-b40-wd The auction will be held behind closed doors with bidding via telephone, internet and commission bids.
  5. On the Royal Scots Museum site, but still worth contacting:- 'Due to the current situation (Covid-19) our offices and museum are closed and access to information is limited.' http://www.theroyalscots.co.uk/museum/
  6. The Saltaire blue has changed over time:- https://www.crwflags.com/fotw/flags/gb-s-des.html#:~:text=The colour of the blue,ultramarine blue with added white".&text=Although the shade is lighter,on flags around the world. Pantone colour chart from Riolett Custom Aerosols (other suppliers are available:- https://www.riolettcustomaerosols.co.uk/cheap-pantone-paint/
  7. This one didn't sell:- https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/293382970956
  8. There were effectively three applications for the 4D engine : Agricultural/Automotive/Industrial. The agricultural engine had a lower rated speed of 1800 rpm versus the automotive version which was 2400 rpm. The Industrial engine has slight differences like a decompressor to enable starting with a handle. https://enginefixuk.com/manufacturers/ford-industrial-truck-engine-parts/
  9. Denison Facebook groups. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1602810913137747/?ref=share https://www.facebook.com/groups/146583445964612/?ref=share
  10. https://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/381-commer-3-ton-4x4-command-vehicle-usv-217 Khttps://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/382-austin-k9-gsj-449 https://app.dukes-auctions.com/en/auction/1004-classic-cars-and-transport-memorabilia/383-commer-q4-388-xuj
  11. 2 more possible suppliers. https://thewiringharnesscompany.co.uk/ https://www.electricalcarservices.com/Page.aspx?strPage=rewiring&gclid=CjwKCAjwkdL6BRAREiwA-kiczDCkLXGP3axpY6p4674ZrUSKAAZ1F_zY4XpdhgjYKU0UiWWTRFSLjRoCp1cQAvD_BwE
  12. And other ranks:- Denisons of either pattern issued to officers had woollen collar linings. By the time of the D-Day airdrops, some officers had had their jackets modified with a full length zip by their personal tailors, since this was not available on the issue item. Wartime photographs show that some other ranks had their smocks serviced the same way by the unit tailor. Source:- https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denison_smock
  13. Looking North West, circa 1918 A Handley Page W.8 over the Cramlington aerodrome during the 1932 Air Pageant. Looking East, circa 1915. https://www.nelsam.org.uk/NEAR/Airfields/Histories/Cramlington.htm
  14. This is the text from Sussex Crimewatch:- My neighbours vintage landrover was stolen overnight from Lurgashall near Petworth. reg 222 FXJ it is green has ariel mounts and ex military. Reported to police, more info to follow when I get it. Edited to add. Short wheelbase, soft top. crime number 47200149159. A family with a dog were seen hanging around near the vehicle on Friday, nicely spoken woman, southern accent with dark shoulder length hair thin face about 45/50 ish about 5‘4-5’6 ish. The son about 12 rounded face, seemed to have a phone out as if to take pictures along the drive m
  15. Stolen Ex-Military Land Rover on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/groups/2023327377915573/permalink/2704206229827681/Stolen Ex-Military Land Rover
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