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UNIQUE ID 1952: A22 CHURCHILL AVRE TANK

The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Britain

(Location: World War 2)


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Unique ID:

1952
Added to Database:
27 December 2011
Last Edited:
22 March 2012
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
A22 Churchill AVRE (3905)
Churchill AVRE (3905)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
The Tank Museum - Public Areas (3000)
World War 2 (3010)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: 79th Armoured Division markings on hull front and rear.
Collection Reference: E1988.88. (Accession 8888, Entry 1988.1104).
Links: Museum Vehicle Record
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Vauxhall Motors Limited, Luton, Bedfordshire, East England, Britain (Churchill design parent and primary manufacturer)
2: The Tank Museum - Public Areas, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Current location)
3: The Tank Museum - Tankfest Arena, Bovington, Dorset, South West England, Britain (Running at Tankfest May 2000)
4: 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 tank had been used as a marker on a firing range for many years. It was restored to running order, from a total wreck, by Mr Bob Grundy of Wigan and his Tracked Armour Group (now British Military Vehicles) in August 1988. It took part in Tankfest 2000.


Images - Photographs and NavPix (click to expand or browse)

March, 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6860
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55649934...
Views: 24
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Rear left view
2: Rear left view

Taken: 8 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6861
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55649797...
Views: 23
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Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 6 March 2011
Contributor: M. Foti
Photo ID: 6859
Added: 18 March 2012
Filename: 55655386...
Views: 27
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



October, 2008

Front left view
4: Front left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6323
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030871...
Views: 19
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Front right view
5: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6324
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030870...
Views: 16
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Front view
6: Front view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6325
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030867...
Views: 22
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
7: Front right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6326
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030876...
Views: 18
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left view
8: Left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6327
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030872...
Views: 20
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
9: Rear left view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6328
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030873...
Views: 26
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear view
10: Rear view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6329
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030874...
Views: 17
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
11: Rear right view

Taken: 27 October 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 6330
Added: 27 December 2011
Filename: P1030875...
Views: 22
Select/Has Priority: 21/0