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UNIQUE ID 2558: A41 CENTURION TANK

(Model: Mark 12)

Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Britain

(Location: Status Unknown)


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Unique ID: 2558
Added to Database: 18 April 2014
Last Edited: 19 April 2014
Type (ID): A41 Centurion (3400)
Model (ID): Mark 12 (3422)
Location Category (ID): Defence College of Management and Technology (3110)
Location (ID): Status Unknown (3114)
Serial Number:
Registration: 84 BA 87: “84BA87” painted on nose.
Name:
Other Identification: Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Royal Ordnance Factory, Barnbow, Crossgates, Leeds, Yorkshire and the Humber, Britain (Manufacturer 1957-59)
2: Schiessplatz Bergen-Hohne, Bergen, Heidmark, Lower Saxony, Germany (40FR RA 1971-82)
3: Sennelager Training Area, Paderborn, Detmold, North-Rhine Westphalia, Germany (2ADS early 1980s)
4: RAOC Vehicle Depot, Ludgershall, Wiltshire, South West England, Britain (Until February 1984)
5: Defence College of Management and Technology, Shrivenham, Oxfordshire, South East England, Britain (Current location)


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This Mark 12 was acquired from a vehicle depot at Ludgershall in February 1984. Before that, it was reputed to have belonged to 2ADS (a delivery squadron), RAC and 49 Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (which was based in Hohne, Germany, from 1971 to 1982). It is missing its searchlight.


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November 1984

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 9 November 1984
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 9558
Added: 18 April 2014
Filename: FL_Centu...
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