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UNIQUE ID 1791: A27M CROMWELL TANK

(Model: Cromwell IV)

7th Armoured Division Memorial, Thetford Forest Park, Britain

(Location: Tank Memorial)


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Unique ID: 1791
Added to Database: 7 August 2011
Last Edited: 9 August 2011
Type (ID): A27M Cromwell (3320)
Model (ID): Cromwell IV (3326)
Location Category (ID): 7th Armoured Division Memorial (3370)
Location (ID): Tank Memorial (3370)
Serial Number:
Registration: T189873 (not original): “T 189873” painted on turret sides, nose and hull rear.
Name: “LITTLE AUDREY I” painted on turret sides.
Other Identification: Red square markings painted on turret sides. 7th Armoured Division markings painted on nose and hull rear. Plaque fixed to lower hull rear.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Leyland Motors, Farington, Lancashire, North West England, Britain (Primary manufacturer)
2: Barrell Collection, Bedfield, Suffolk, East England, Britain (Restoration)
3: 7th Armoured Division Memorial, Thetford Forest Park, Norfolk, East England, Britain (Current location)


Text in original Preserved British Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved British Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Britain publication:

This Cromwell is mounted on a brick plinth as part of the 7th Armoured Division memorial. It has a plaque fixed under the hull rear that reads:

THIS CROMWELL TANK WAS RESTORED
BY R.H. BARRELL ENGINEERING LTD. TO
REPRESENT CROMWELL MKIV T189873
‘LITTLE AUDREY II’ WHICH SERVED IN ‘B’
SQDN. 1ST. BATT. ROYAL TANK REGIMENT,
HERE IN THETFORD FOREST AND TOOK
PART IN THE INVASION OF NORMANDY IN
JUNE 1944. THE FOUNDER OF THIS MEMORIAL,
MR. LES DINNING SERVED AS GUNNER IN
THIS TANK.



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December 2010

Right view, photo by S. McKay
1: Right view, photo by S. McKay

Taken: 5 December 2010
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 5395
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: Geograph...
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March 2010

Right view, photo by N. Mutton
2: Right view, photo by N. Mutton

Taken: 12 March 2010
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 5394
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: Geograph...
Views: 91
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March 2009

Front right view, photo by P. Perry
3: Front right view, photo by P. Perry

Taken: 7 March 2009
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 5393
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: 1204466-...
Views: 111
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June 2008

Upper front right view
4: Upper front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5374
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010701...
Views: 187
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5375
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010669...
Views: 119
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Front right view
6: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5376
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010670...
Views: 91
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5377
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010671...
Views: 86
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
8: Front right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5378
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010672...
Views: 87
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front left view
9: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5379
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010675...
Views: 99
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Front left view
10: Front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5380
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010676...
Views: 78
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Left view
11: Left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5381
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010679...
Views: 97
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Rear left view
12: Rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5382
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010680...
Views: 123
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Rear right view
13: Rear right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5383
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010682...
Views: 125
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Upper rear left view
14: Upper rear left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5384
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010714...
Views: 112
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Upper rear right view
15: Upper rear right view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5385
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010720...
Views: 113
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Upper front left view
16: Upper front left view

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5386
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010704...
Views: 107
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Overview
17: Overview

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5387
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010687...
Views: 77
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Turret markings
18: Turret markings

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5388
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010673...
Views: 93
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Plaque on lower rear hull
19: Plaque on lower rear hull

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5389
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010723...
Views: 90
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Underside
20: Underside

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5390
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010724...
Views: 115
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Unit markings on nose
21: Unit markings on nose

Taken: 26 June 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 5391
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: P1010725...
Views: 94
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December 2006

Front right view, photo by K. Evans
22: Front right view, photo by K. Evans

Taken: 27 December 2006
Contributor: Geograph
Photo ID: 5392
Added: 7 August 2011
Filename: 299386-5...
Views: 538
Select/Has Priority: 21/0