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UNIQUE ID 2453: M24 CHAFFEE LIGHT TANK

Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Canada

(Location: Internal Storage)


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Unique ID: 2453
Added to Database: 9 March 2014
Last Edited: 23 March 2014
Type (ID): M24 Chaffee (1075)
Model (ID): M24 Chaffee (1075)
Location Category (ID): Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum (8200)
Location (ID): Internal Storage (8230)
Serial Number:
Registration:
Name: “WILTIN WILTON” previously painted on right turret side.
Other Identification: “ONT R” above red/yellow square on front left mud flap and right hull rear. “CENTRAL COMMAND” and castle insignia in red shield on front right mud flap and left hull rear.
Collection Reference:
Links: Cat Tales – December 2006
Shoot ‘Em Up
References:
Associated Tanks:

Location History:
(see map)

1: Massey-Harris Company, Racine, Racine County, Wisconsin, USA (Secondary manufacturer July 1944-June 1945)
2: Oshawa Military and Industrial Museum, 8th Concession, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Early 1980s to ca 1990)
3: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)
4: VE Day Parade, Centretown, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada (VE Day 2005)
5: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)
6: Coliseum – Toronto, Canada (Shoot ‘Em Up movie 2006)
7: Ontario Regiment RCAC Regimental Museum, Oshawa Airport, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada (Current location)


Text in original Preserved American Tanks publication:

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Text in Preserved American Tanks Update:

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Text in original Preserved Tanks In Canada publication:

This M24 is in running order. It was part of the collection in the 1980s when it was housed at the 8th Concession dairy farm. In 2005 it took part in the 60th Anniversary of VE Day celebrations in Ottawa. In 2006 it was in the movie ‘Shoot ‘Em Up’, filmed on location at the Coliseum in Toronto, Ontario (source: Cat Tales, December 2006).


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August 2011

Front right view
1: Front right view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9281
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
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Front left view
2: Front left view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9282
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 93
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Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9283
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 53
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Rear view
4: Rear view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9284
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 41
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Rear right view
5: Rear right view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9285
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture0...
Views: 77
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Lower front left view
6: Lower front left view

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9286
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 65
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Driver
7: Driver's and Co-driver's positions

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9287
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 51
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Turret close-up
8: Turret close-up

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9288
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 44
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Turret close-up
9: Turret close-up

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9289
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 45
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Close-up of mantlet
10: Close-up of mantlet

Taken: 6 August 2011
Contributor: B. Clark
Photo ID: 9290
Added: 9 March 2014
Filename: Picture1...
Views: 52
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2006

11: 'Shoot 'Em Up' movie, Toronto

Taken: 2006
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9364
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: Movie_M2...
Views: 20
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May 2005

60th Anniversary VE Day Ottawa 2005
12: 60th Anniversary VE Day Ottawa 2005

Taken: May 2005
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9314
Added: 13 March 2014
Filename: CampJoan...
Views: 88
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September 1998

Upper front right view
13: Upper front right view

Taken: September 1998
Contributor: A. Adams
Photo ID: 9365
Added: 16 March 2014
Filename: Sep98_M2...
Views: 29
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1990

Moving out of the 8th Concession dairy farm circa 1990
14: Moving out of the 8th Concession dairy farm circa 1990

Taken: 1990 (Estimated)
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9313
Added: 13 March 2014
Filename: MovingOu...
Views: 53
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1983

Front right view
15: Front right view

Taken: 1983
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9338
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: chaf4_M2...
Views: 25
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With "Wiltin Wilton" markings circa 1980s
16: With "Wiltin Wilton" markings circa 1980s

Taken: 1983 (Estimated)
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9311
Added: 13 March 2014
Filename: Chaffee_...
Views: 44
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At the farm location circa 1980s
17: At the farm location circa 1980s

Taken: 1983 (Estimated)
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9312
Added: 13 March 2014
Filename: Chaffee_...
Views: 18
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1982

Chaffee right out of the paint shop
18: Chaffee right out of the paint shop

Taken: 1982
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9340
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: chaf2_M2...
Views: 54
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1981

How the Chaffee looked when it arrived at the Museum
19: How the Chaffee looked when it arrived at the Museum

Taken: 1981
Contributor: Oshawa Military Museum
Photo ID: 9339
Added: 15 March 2014
Filename: chaf3_M2...
Views: 21
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