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The AFV ASSOCIATION was formed in 1964 to support the thoughts and research of all those interested in Armored Fighting Vehicles and related topics, such as AFV drawings. The emphasis has always been on sharing information and communicating with other members of similar interests; e.g. German armor, Japanese AFVs, or whatever.
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Cant seem to find the Centurion & Sherman (which appear to be located near eachother based on the pics) - looks like there's been lots of construction...

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Two Chieftains? Chieftain and Centurion?

maps.google.com/maps?f...h&z=19

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Cant seem to find the Centurion & Sherman (which appear to be located near eachother based on the pics) - looks like there's been lots of construction...

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Sherman located !!! indeed it was not on the Satellite map...



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Thanks P-O, you figured it out!

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In fact, you seem to have a pretty good knack at this P-O. Can you help with the following? Smile

ARBORFIELD
HQ Directorate Electrical and Mechanical Engineering (Army), Hazebrouck Barracks, Biggs Ln
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out VRN 01EB65

AYR
Yeomanry House, A (Ayrshire Yeomanry) Squadron, The Queen's Own Yeomanry, Chalmers Rd
Ferret GBR out

BAGINTON
Russells Garden Centre, Mill Hill
A22F Churchill Mk VII Crocodile GBR out WD T252204; runner
www.project-x.org.uk/c...ltank.html
www.bbc.co.uk/threecou...tank.shtml

BELFAST
Dunmore Park Camp, B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, Queen's Own Yeomanry, Antrim Rd
A22F Churchill Mk VII GBR out?
A22 Churchill Mk IXLT GBR/IRL out WD No. T172292B;Donated from IRL

BORDON
Gate Guard, Prince Philip Barracks, Budds Ln?, Bordon Garrison
Centurion ARV GBR out VRN 07FF09

Plinth?
A22 Churchill ARV Mk II GBR out WD No. T386915, VRN 51ZR94
www.armourinfocus.co.u.../index.htm
www.rememuseum.org.uk/...ehchur.htm

BRISTOL
ACF Hospitality, Aldwick Court Farm, Redhill
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out VRN 02EB63

CASTLEMARTIN
Gate Guard, Castlemartin Training Area
Conqueror Mk 2 GBR out VRN 41BA22; ex 13/18 Hussars

Merrion Camp (N51 37.9250 W004 58.8402)
Centurion Mk 12 GBR out Front Gate
www.geograph.org.uk/photo/110990
Churchill Mk VII GBR out?
Leopard 1A5 DEU out SN Y-167023; Front Gate
www.panoramio.com/photo/1648452

CATTERICK
19th Light Brigade Headquarters, Catterick Garrison, Scotton Rd
Chieftain Mk ? GBR out

Marne Barracks, Leeming Ln (near 54.369034/-1.628380)
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out VRN 03EB31
Chieftain Mk 5 GBR out VRN 00FD64
Chieftain Mk 5 GBR out VRN 11FD39

CWMBRAN
TA Centre, Ty Coch Way
A22 Churchill bridgelayer GBR out VRN 11ZV03; loaned from Bovington

GILLINGHAM
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Rd (B2004)
Centurion Mk 5 AVLB GBR out VRN 16BA20
A22F Churchill Mk VII AVRE GBR out
freespace.virgin.net/c...hatham.jpg

GLASGOW
Thales Optronics (formerly Pilkinton Optronics), 1 Linthouse Rd
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out VRN 02EB87

HONINGTON
RAF Honington, 1st Royal Tank Regiment?
A22F Churchill Mk VII GBR out WD No. T149931; ex Arlon, Belgium
freespace.virgin.net/c...rymusm.jpg

LICHFIELD
South Staffordshire Regiment Museum, Whittington Barracks (near
52.659309/-1.777725)
Ferret Mk ? GBR out
www.enjoyengland.com/p...8434_D.jpg
MT-LB SOV out
www.enjoyengland.com/p...8434_D.jpg
Spartan Milan GBR out VRN 01FF49
T-55 SOV/IND out

LIMAVADY
Limavady TA Centre, 30A Edenmore Rd
Churchill GBR out

LLANBEDR
Former RAF Llanbedr / Maes Artro Heritage Museum (closed 2006), off the A496 road
Abbot GBR out?
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out? VRN 05EB54

MALTON
Eden Camp Museum, Freehold Ln
A22F Churchill Mk VII Crocodile GBR out
freespace.virgin.net/c...encamp.jpg
Ferret GBR out
M4 Sherman USA/GBR out
M16 MGMC USA/GBR out
T-34/85 SOV out
Universal Carrier GBR out

MILLOM
QinetiQ (former DERA facility), Eskmeals
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out? VRN 06FA49
Chieftain Mk 3 GBR out? VRN 00FC51

ST BRIDES
Greenmoor Nurseries, St Brides Rd
Abbot GBR out
Ferret GBR out

ST MARY'S BAY
Car Park
T-34/85
www.flickr.com/photos/...379513255/

SHREWSBURY
Caterpillar Remanufacturing Services (formerly Perkins)?, Lancaster Rd
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out VRN 00EB55

STORRINGTON
Springhead Hill, off Amberley Rd (B2139)
A22 Churchill Mk II hull GBR out Recovered in 1993
www.flickr.com/photos/...070536991/

STOURBRIDGE
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out? VRN 02EB06

SWYNNERTON
Swynnerton Training Area, off the M6 motorway
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR out? VRN 04EB22; Prototype?

TANKERSLEY
Thorncliffe Road Industrial Centre, Thorncliffe Rd
Churchill Mk ? GBR out

WINCHESTER
Gate Guard, Sir John Moore Barracks, Vanguard Hill, ATR Winchester (near 51.078616/1.138287)
Chieftain Mk 3 GBR out VRN 05FA99

WINTERBOURNE GUNNER
Defence CBRN Centre
Chieftain Mk 2 GBR ind VRN 03EB44
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:29 pm
Post subject: Re: UK AFV Register

Nice list, Neil, but a bit out of date I think. I tried to visit the Russell Churchill for example, and it had gone (been sold abroad I was told) - we discussed it in another thread (probably the PreservedTanks.com one), along with pictures of it at TankFest.

I don't know anything about a Winchester Chieftain, but we did discuss the Centurion there:

preservedtanks.com/Loc...Select=127

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 1:57 pm
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STORRINGTON
Springhead Hill, off Amberley Rd (B2139)
A22 Churchill Mk II hull GBR out Recovered in 1993
www.flickr.com/photos/...070536991/



>Map:
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=50.898221,-0.476388&daddr=&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=17&sll=51.237148,-1.66092&sspn=0.00315,0.009645&ie=UTF8&ll=50.898221,-0.476388&spn=0.000788,0.002411&t=h&z=19

Remains of a Churchill Mk II Tank
Near Springhead Hill which can be seen on the horizon. The tank belonged to 14th Canadian Tank Regiment and suffered serious mechanical failure during exercises in 1942 and was subsequently stripped of anything that could be used again leaving the hulk behind for target practice as can be seen by the bullet holes. At the end of the war the remains were buried in a former bomb crater and stayed there until rediscovered in 1993 whereupon it was placed next to a junction of bridleways near to Springhead Hill car park whose access up the scarp face owes its existence to the wartime need for training for tanks.

http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/1329599

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 17, 2010 2:01 pm
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GILLINGHAM
Royal Engineers Museum, Prince Arthur Rd (B2004)
Centurion Mk 5 AVLB GBR out VRN 16BA20
A22F Churchill Mk VII AVRE GBR out
freespace.virgin.net/c...hatham.jpg


>Map :
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=51.39163,0.535729&daddr=&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=17&sll=51.39163,0.535729&sspn=0.00315,0.009645&ie=UTF8&ll=51.39163,0.535729&spn=0.000788,0.002411&t=h&z=19

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BELFAST
Dunmore Park Camp, B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, Queen's Own Yeomanry, Antrim Rd
A22F Churchill Mk VII GBR out?
A22 Churchill Mk IXLT GBR/IRL out WD No. T172292B;Donated from IRL


>Map :
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=54.622441,-5.935131&daddr=&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=17&sll=54.622441,-5.935131&sspn=0.00315,0.009645&ie=UTF8&ll=54.622441,-5.935131&spn=0.000788,0.002411&t=h&z=19

I do think that there is more than Churchill tanks :


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Moving on to Tidworth - Chieftain?

maps.google.com/maps?f...oramio.all

Neil


Looks like it!

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TANKERSLEY
Thorncliffe Road Industrial Centre, Thorncliffe Rd
Churchill Mk ? GBR out


http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=289964

http://www.sheffieldforum.co.uk/showthread.php?t=284876&highlight=Churchill+Tank

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Went down Thorncliffe Road today past the industrial estate and was horrified to see the old churchill tank has been removed...

Where's it gone?
Is it coming back?

I hope so as yet it's another part of Sheffields' history gone.

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BELFAST
Dunmore Park Camp, B (North Irish Horse) Squadron, Queen's Own Yeomanry, Antrim Rd
A22F Churchill Mk VII GBR out?
A22 Churchill Mk IXLT GBR/IRL out WD No. T172292B;Donated from IRL


I do think that there is more than Churchill tanks :



Churchill, Ferret & Saladin - I'm due to go photograph them sometime as soon as the latest security panic is over (someone threw a bomb over the fence) Like most barracks in NI you cannot see into them due to the screen fencing that surrounds them.

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I heard that one was sold too, but I don't know anything more about it. I think there was some argument over who it belonged to and whether they had the right to sell it.

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I see the Churchill, am I missing the Centurion?

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CWMBRAN
TA Centre, Ty Coch Way
A22 Churchill bridgelayer GBR out VRN 11ZV03; loaned from Bovington


>Map :
http://maps.google.com/maps?f=d&source=s_d&saddr=51.642928,-3.024839&daddr=&geocode=&hl=en&mra=mi&mrsp=0&sz=17&sll=51.642928,-3.024839&sspn=0.00315,0.009645&ie=UTF8&ll=51.642928,-3.024839&spn=0.000788,0.002411&t=h&z=19&lci=com.panoramio.all

that's on the right side..

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