Vehicle Numbers - East Riding Yeomanry

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  1. Tom OBrien

    Tom OBrien Senior Member

    Hi,

    I found these ERY 'A' Vehicle numbers in the 27 Armd Bde Wksp war diary (WO171/626):

    'A' Vehicles - June 1944

    East Riding Yeomanry. Sherman V.C. 212738 Repairs to radiator.

    East Riding Yeomanry. Sherman V. 212691 Repairs to radiator.

    East Riding Yeo. Stuart III. 156735 Engine removal for oil leak.

    East Riding Yeo. Stuart III. - -

    East Riding Yeo. Sherman III. 147134 L/H Clutch repaired.

    East Riding Yeo. Sherman III. 151787 Replacement gun barrel fitted.

    East Riding Yeo. Stuart III. 156852 Wireless overhaul.

    East Riding Yeo. Sherman V. 228718 Drivers hatch spindle repaired, Brake assem. fitted.

    East Riding Yeo. 17 Pdr. 28738 Replacement gun assembly.

    'B' Vehicle - July 1944

    E.R.Y. Stuart III 156852 Complete wireless overhaul.

    E.R.Y. Stuart III 156825 Engine removal for clutch overhaul.

    E.R.Y. Sherman V 212738 Power travers overhaul, Homelite repaired.

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 152198 Repairs to gun mounting after accident.

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 151787 Radiator repairs, Shot in N/S eng. compartment.

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 152780 Removal of turret for insp. (Shell fire).

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 152126 Replace eng assy fitted, turret repaired.

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 152004 Engine overhaul.

    E.R.Y. Slave Carrier. 131398 Clutch friction plate replaced.

    E.R.Y. Stuart III 156852 Engine overhaul, misc gun mtg adjustments.

    E.R.Y. Sherman III 151197 Overhaul to Wireless control set.

    E.R.Y. Stuart III 156321 Engine o/h, Suspension o/h, misc o/h.

    E.R.Y. Sherman VC 212632 Replacement engine assy, Suspension o/h.

    E.R.Y. Stuart III 156801 Comp. engine o/h, W/T o/h, Elect o/h.

    It would be interesting to see whether any of these tanks returned to service with the East Riding Yeomanry.

    Regards

    Tom
     
  2. Tom OBrien

    Tom OBrien Senior Member

    'B' Vehicles - June 1944

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 ton. 5193069 Brake system overhaul, misc repairs.

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 Ton. 5193715 Misc repairs, vehicle shelled.

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 Ton. 5192398 Misc repairs, vehicle shelled.

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 Ton. 4892806 Misc repairs, vehicle shelled.

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 Ton. 5193043 Misc repairs, vehicle shelled.

    East Riding Y. Austin 3 Ton. 5193098 Misc repairs, vehicle shelled.

    LAD E.R.Y. [??] B.S.A. M/C Solo 4555125 Repairs to frame and rear wheel.

    E.R.Y. Austin 3 Ton. 4292264 Repairs to Cab.

    E.R.Y. Austin 3 Ton. 5192372 Misc repairs after shelling.

    LAD ERY. Mach. B/Down. 4655506 Extensive damage, shelling.

    'B' Vehicles - July 1944

    'Nil'








     
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  3. m kenny

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  4. Tom OBrien

    Tom OBrien Senior Member

    Hi Michael,

    I’ll check whether that number is listed against 13/18 Hussars in the diary.

    Regards

    Tom
     
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  5. Stuart T156729 named DOVER, like ARV REC 151083 named ANCHOR and the other tanks in that clip, belongs to the STAFFS YEO.
    Stuart 'DOVER' T156729 STAFFS YEO - 1951_12_031.jpg
    Sherman III ARV 'ANCHOR' REC151083 STAFFS YEO - 1951_12_027.jpg


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