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Old 01-10-22, 05:48
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Please make sure to add their serial numbers, registration numbers, unit markings and any other detail that can help to ID them and record their history as much as possible.



All kidding aside, there is a surviving Ram Kangaroo in Australia.
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After a long interrogation and threats of the meat grinder and sausages - all I can get out out of them is: name rank and serial number
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Old 07-10-22, 18:10
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For 49th APCR I have:-

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King John, Leicester?, Liberator, Mars CT40730, Merlin CT40458, Neptune, Nero, Nightjar II
Mars and Merlin were active near Goch, Germany on 1945-03-26
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"A British Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier "Merlin" carries smiling British infantry past the camera position, its extrovert commander wearing a top hat and waving an umbrella."
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Old 08-10-22, 20:40
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Mars and Merlin were active near Goch, Germany on 1945-03-26
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"A British Kangaroo armoured personnel carrier "Merlin" carries smiling British infantry past the camera position, its extrovert commander wearing a top hat and waving an umbrella."
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Thanks Hanno,

MERLINs' commander is obviously an ex-scout - prepared for anything.

Bill Miller says I have a few minor errors in the list of 1 CACR names and numbers in a previous post so just waiting for Bill to put me right.

Cheers

Kevin
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Old 13-11-22, 22:01
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Twente, The Netherlands, April 1945

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