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UNIQUE ID 768: SEXTON SELF-PROPELLED GUN

Espace Robert Kiln, Ver-sur-Mer, France

(Location: Ver-sur-Mer)


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Unique ID: 768
Added to Database: April 2009
Last Edited: April 2009
Type (ID): Sexton (8300)
Model (ID): Sexton (8300)
Location Category (ID): Espace Robert Kiln (6027)
Location (ID): Ver-sur-Mer (6027)
Serial Number: A serial number is barely visible on the rear plate; it could be “16” or similar.
Registration: “S233676” painted on superstructure sides.
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Location History:
(see map)

1: Montreal Locomotive Works, Montréal, Quebec, Canada (Sole manufacturer early 1943-end 1945)
2: Espace Robert Kiln, Ver-sur-Mer, Calvados, Basse-Normandie, France (Current location)


Text in original Preserved Canadian Tanks publication:

[No entry]

Text in Preserved Canadian Tanks Update:

[No entry]

Text in original Preserved Tanks In France publication:

A plaque in front of this Sexton reads as follows:

Canon automoteur “SEXTON ” offert par le Dr Matthew KILN pour honorer la mémoire de son père, le Major Robert KILN et celle des soldat britanniques débarqués sur cette plage.Sexton self-propelled gun presented by Dr Matthew KILN in memory of his father, Major Robert KILN, and the British troops who landed on this beach.



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August 2007

Front left view
1: Front left view

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1296
Added: 25 May 2009
Filename: 57CNV21_...
Views: 95
Select/Has Priority: 4/0
    

 

Left view
2: Left view

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1297
Added: 25 May 2009
Filename: 57CNV22_...
Views: 95
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    

 

Rear left view
3: Rear left view

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1298
Added: 25 May 2009
Filename: 57CNV25_...
Views: 85
Select/Has Priority: 4/0
    



Front right view (taken late in the evening)
4: Front right view (taken late in the evening)

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1299
Added: 25 May 2009
Filename: 57CNV24_...
Views: 74
Select/Has Priority: 17/0
    



Plaque beside Sexton
5: Plaque beside Sexton

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 1300
Added: 25 May 2009
Filename: 47CNV02_...
Views: 75
Select/Has Priority: 16/0
    



Rear plate (serial number location)
6: Rear plate (serial number location)

Taken: 25 August 2007
Contributor: T. Larkum
Photo ID: 2113
Added: 20 September 2009
Filename: 57CNV20_...
Views: 81
Select/Has Priority: 17/0