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Hi,

 

This is a bit of a long shot but I hope someone out there may have some old pictures/photos of my jeep?!??!

 

Here is a little of its civilian history that I know of:

 

It was released from the British Army/Government in 1958 and was bought as surplus by 'Jenners Garage' in Birchington, Kent, UK. A few years later it was use as a breakdown vehicle by a VW Beatle garage in Sturry, near Canterbury. Later on it spent some of its life in private hands in Westgate-on-sea in the 1970s before being sold to a chap in the Tunbridge Wells area of Kent.

 

The UK civil registration number was 494 CKP and has chassis number 349277.

 

I do know that a photograph of the jeep in 1974 did exist as that is referred to in one of the documents I have. Any photos/further information on this vehicle post-military (or even Military life - I believe the chassis number puts it around June/July 1944) most welcomed.

 

Thanks

 

Jon

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  • 11 years later...

It's very possible that my late friend Dick Pettman had a hand in this Jeep, he's been dealing in Jeeps and spares all his life, he lived in Frant, just south of Turnbridge Wells. But alas, he died 8? years ago.

Cheers,

Lex

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