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UNIQUE ID 2428: M4A2 SHERMAN CIRD MINEROLLER

Base Borden Military Museum, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Canada

(Location: Caen Circle)


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Unique ID:

2428
Added to Database:
10 September 2012
Last Edited:
15 April 2014
Type (ID):
Model (ID):
M4A2 Sherman CIRD (1322)
M4A2 Sherman CIRD (1322)
Location Category (ID):
Location (ID):
Base Borden Military Museum (8000)
Caen Circle (8010)
Serial Number: 217: “217” stamped into hull rear. Or
72: “2-072” stamped into top left of transmission cover.
Registration:
Name:
Other Identification: “M4A2 SHERMAN...” label fixed to glacis. “8” in blue triangle painted on turret sides. “A227553” stamped into bracket on hull rear. “36Y178” cast into left side and “24Y118” cast into right side of turret ring armour. Red-white-red marking painted on forward hull sides. Canadian Army and unit insignia painted on glacis and hull rear. White stars painted on hull sides.
Collection Reference:
Links: Sherman Register
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: General Motors - Fisher Body Division, Grand Blanc, Genesee County, Michigan, USA (Primary manufacturer)
2: Base Borden Military Museum, Canadian Forces Base Borden, Borden, Ontario, Canada (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:


[No entry]

Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:


[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In Canada publication:


This M4A2 has a bracket welded to the hull top to support the gun. It is fitted with rubber block track. It has distinctive armour plates on the hull sides that indicate that at one time it was fitted for the mounting of Canadian Indestructible Roller Device mine rollers. It has a large hitch welded to the transmission cover (source: Sherman Register).


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August, 2008

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8883
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030083...
Views: 46
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Front view
2: Front view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8884
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030076...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    

 

Front left view
3: Front left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8885
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030077...
Views: 31
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Left view
4: Left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8886
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030078...
Views: 43
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear left view
5: Rear left view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8887
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030079...
Views: 40
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear view
6: Rear view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8888
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030080...
Views: 41
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Rear right view
7: Rear right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8889
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030081...
Views: 32
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Right view
8: Right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8890
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030082...
Views: 42
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Front right view
9: Front right view

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8891
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030075...
Views: 43
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Overview
10: Overview

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8892
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030074...
Views: 37
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Turret close-up
11: Turret close-up

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8893
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030086...
Views: 31
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Stamped marking on transmission cover
12: Stamped marking on transmission cover

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8894
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030087...
Views: 32
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Stamped marking on hull rear
13: Stamped marking on hull rear

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8895
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030090...
Views: 27
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Bow machine-gun mount
14: Bow machine-gun mount

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8896
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030085...
Views: 30
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Plaque on transmission cover
15: Plaque on transmission cover

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8897
Added: 10 September 2012
Filename: P1030084...
Views: 34
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



Bracket on hull rear
16: Bracket on hull rear

Taken: 23 August 2008
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 8918
Added: 17 September 2012
Filename: P1030092...
Views: 26
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August, 2005

Front right view
17: Front right view

Taken: 20 August 2005
Contributor: Balcer
Photo ID: 9026
Added: 7 March 2013
Filename: 1_M4A2_C...
Views: 20
Select/Has Priority: 21/0
    



 

Right view
18: Right view

Taken: 20 August 2005
Contributor: Balcer
Photo ID: 9027
Added: 7 March 2013
Filename: 2_M4A2_C...
Views: 36
Select/Has Priority: 21/0