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UNIQUE ID 1940: A9 CRUISER MARK I TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID: 1940
Added to Database: 26 December 2011
Last Edited: 22 March 2012
Type (ID): A9 Cruiser Mark I (3150)
Model (ID): A9 Cruiser Mark I (3150)
Location Category (ID): The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
Location (ID): World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number: “2047/44” (unconfirmed).
Registration: T7230: “T7230” painted on hull sides (previously on turret sides). “PMV 586” previously painted on nose.
Name: “EAGER” previously painted on left side stowage box.
Other Identification: “0042” painted on right of glacis. Unit markings painted on nose. Yellow triangle markings painted on front, rear and sides of turret. Painted overall in a green and black camouflage scheme.
Collection Reference: E1949.352. (Accession 35249).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vickers-Armstrongs Limited, Elswick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, North East England, Britain (Design parent and secondary 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 A9 was built in February 1940 and put on the museum books in 1949. It is painted in the markings of the 3rd Royal Tank Regiment, 1st Armoured Division, British Expeditionary Force, France, June 1940.


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March 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 10 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6839
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55362921...
Views: 86
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6840
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55362916...
Views: 91
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Lower front left view
3: Lower front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6841
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55362925...
Views: 138
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October 2008

Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6240
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030499...
Views: 96
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Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6241
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030501...
Views: 92
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Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6242
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030500...
Views: 110
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Rear left view
7: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6243
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030503...
Views: 106
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Rear left view
8: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6244
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030498...
Views: 69
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Rear right view
9: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6245
Added: 26 December 2011
Filename: P1030502...
Views: 88
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October 1982

Front left view
10: Front left view

Taken: 26 October 1982
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6659
Added: 6 February 2012
Filename: Scan_A9_...
Views: 113
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