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UNIQUE ID 1947: A11 MATILDA I TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1947
Added to Database: 26 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): A11 Matilda I (3750)
Model (ID): A11 Matilda I (3750)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: “2635”.
Registration: PMX 466: “PMX 466” painted on nose. Previously T8106: “T8106” painted on hull sides.
Name: “DEMON” painted on glacis plate.
Other Identification: ‘Chinese Eye’ marking painted on right turret side. Unit markings painted on nose. Overall painted in a black and brown camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference: E1949.350. (Accession 35049, Entry 1949.1007).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Sole manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West 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 Matilda I was built in March 1940 and put on the museum books in 1949. It was restored to running condition in the 1980s and is displayed in the markings of the 4th Royal Tank Regiment (4RTR), May 1940.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6908
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55394048...
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Front right view
2: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6909
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55394012...
Views: 136
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6910
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55394088...
Views: 101
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Front right view
4: Front right view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6911
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55394128...
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October 2008

Front left view
5: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6296
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030488...
Views: 86
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Left view
6: Left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6297
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030489...
Views: 89
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Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6298
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030490...
Views: 85
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October 1982

Front view
8: Front view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6694
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_Mat...
Views: 95
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