Chassis Number WN1 10053

Chassis: WN1-10053
Condition: 5
WO Reg: 00 BF 53
 Engine:  61732
 DiS: 8/1955
 RV: n/a
 Struck Off: Crashed 10/56 Middle East Land Forces [Lybia]
 Sold: Ruddington
 Civ Reg:  n/a
 Location: Lybia Date: October 1956
 Owner: British War Office
 History: The white "H" denoted Suez [11/56], the vehicle was with the 3rd Royal Horse Artillery, 25th Armoured Brigade, 10th Armoured Division. The regiment was made ready to take part in "Suez". However, due to political pressure from Lybia it never went. 00 BF 53 crashed before "Suez" started.

Description of Condition Numbers:
1 Restored, Running in original condition 2 Under restoration or to be restored 3 Salvable 4 Fit for spares 5 Broken up 6 Modified 7 No trace since sold.


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