VEHICLE EQUIPMENT

   
Item No. Description No.Carried Fig.
1 Fire extinguisher, C02 - 7 lb. bottle 1 D
2 Fire extinguisher, Pyrene tetra chloride type - 1 quart 2 B,G
2a Fire extinguisher - methyl bromide 2 H
3 Water tanks - drinking. 2 B,D
4 Camouflage net bin   H
4 Camouflage net, 35 ft. by 15 ft. 1 H
4 3-piece waterproof cover for vehicle 2 H
4 Tent poles, 18 ins 3 H
4 Tent pegs 4 H
4 Hemp rope, 20 ft 1 H
4 Strips and disc, ground/air communication, per 10 vehicles 1 set H
4 Matchet (15 in.) in case 1 H
5 Flag bag, with 3 signalling flags (1 set) 1 H
6 Turret headsets (microphone and receiver headgear No. 1, in bag; Includes one carried as spare in signal satchel with sling) 4 F
7 Hull headsets (microphone and receiver headgear No. 2, in bag; includes one carried as spare in Signal satchel with sling) 3 A,B
8 Inspection lamp 1 A
9 First aid outfit for tanks and armoured cars (packed) 1 box B
10 Portable cooker, No. 2 complete 1 C
11 Miscellaneous bin :   B
11 Spares and tools - Besa 1 pack B
11 Suit - anti-gas (hood, trousers, coat, pair boots and 3 pairs gloves) in bag . 1 B
11 Muzzle cover - Besa 1 B
11 Muzzle Cover - 2-pdr 1 B
11 *Muzzle cover - 3in. Howitzer 1 B
11 Breach cover - 2-pdr. 1 B
11 *Breech cover -3 in. Howitzer 1 B
11 Water bottles 5 B
11 Tins—biscuit, 10 oz. ration 15 B
11 Rations, No. 3. 5 men—1 day (packed) 3 boxes B
11 Anti-gas ointment, tins of 8 tubes see also No. 14 2 B
11 Haversacks, W.D. 37 Patt. 2 B
11 Gloves—wiring 2 pairs B
11 Wallet for Bren gun spares 1 B
11 Pouch—Thompson sub M.G. accessories 1 B
11 Cotton waste 1 bundle B
       
  * Not required with front Besa gun.    
       
12 Haversacks, W.D. 37 Patt. 3 A,C
13 Bleach powder, 2 lbs. 2 tins G
14 Anti-gas ointment, tin of 8 tubes (see also No. 11) 1 F
15 Anti-dim compound and flannelette 1 jar F
16 Shovel, G.S. 2 H
17 Pickaxe with helve . 1 H
18 Crowbar, 5ft. 1 H
19 Sledge hammer (10 lbs.) with handle 1 H
20 Water cans 4 H
21 Matchet (15 in.) in case 1 B
22 Canvas bucket, Mk. V 1 A
23 Map case, G.S. No. 1, Mk. I 1 E
24 Wire cutters, folding, Mk. I (in frog) 1 A
25 Hellesen hand lamp 1 E
26 Wallet for commander 1 F
27 Anti-gas cape and gloves 5 A,C
28 Greatcoats 5 H
29 Instruction book and tool lists 1 A
30 Log book (Army Book AB.413). 1 A
31 Hawser for towing—15 ft. 2 H
32 Packing blocks for jack (wood) 2 H
33 Auxiliary battery charging set 1 B
       
 

EQUIPMENT SPARES

   
34 Prisms, object, Vickers’ tank periscope 6 B,E,F
35 Cleaning brush, prism 3 B,E,F
36 Vision door triplex unit 2 A
37 Spare valve bin :- Wireless valves, 9- see Parts Tables for details 15 F
38 W.T. spare parts case, No. 5 c 1 F
38 Bulbs, P., 12 v., 2.4 w 4 F
38 W.T. key and plug, No. 9 1 F
38 Rotary transformer brushes (H.T.) No.4 4 F
38 Rotary transformer brushes (L.T.) No.18 2 F
38 Fuses (radio) 250 ma 12 F
38 Holders, No. 1 caps 2 F
38 Adjuster screws 6 F
39 Main wireless aerial. 1 B
40 Troop set wireless aerial 2 F
       
 

VEHICLE TOOLS

   
41 Vehicle tools (see Schedule of Tools for details) 1 set A
42 Hose-bleeding Lockheed system 1 A
43 Container-bleeding Lockheed fluid 1 A
44 Lifting jack-hydraulic 10 ton 1 D
45 Jack handle 1 H
46 Tecalemit compressor, Junior No. 2, with ball swivel nozzle, type B.S.42 1 B
49 Spare bulb container 1 A
49 Spare side lamp bulb 4 A
49 Spare head lamp bulb 1 A
49 Spare U.V. lamp bulb 1 A
50 Idler adjusting packing (less those in use) 70 B
51 Bag, spare track pins, No. 1, containing 4 spare pins 1 B
52 Track link (with 1 in. dia. pin) 2 H
52 Track link pin (includes 4 in bag,see above) 6 H
52 Track link pin retainer. With vehicle tools (see No. 41, Fig. A.) 6 H
52 Track link pin retainer lock. With vehicle tools (see No. 41, Fig. A.) 12 H
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52 Track link (with l.25 in. dia. pin) 2 H
52 Track link pin (Service) (indudes 4 in bag, see above) 6 H
       
 

ARMAMENT

   
53 M.G. Bren - .303 Mk. I. 1 G
55 Thompson sub-machine gun 2 B,G
56 Signal pistol No. 1 Mk. III or Mk. IV 1 E
       
 

ARMAMENT TOOLS

   
57 Piasaba bin :   G
57 *piasaba cleaner No. 20 with rope lanyard and lead ball (3 in.Howitzer) 1 G
57 Bristle cleaner No. 1, Mk. 1, with rope lanyard and lead ball (2-pdr.) 1 G
57 Cleaning rod - Bren cylinder 2 G
57 Brush, cylinder rod - Besa 2 G
57 *Sponge cap No. 6 - 3 in. Howitzer (container for Piasaba cleaner) 1 G
57 Sponge cap No. 4 - 2-pdr. (container for bristle cleaner) 1 G
57 Protector, object glass, in case Spares for telescope 6 G
57 Grease, M.G. Mk. I 2 cans G
57 Wire cutters - in frog 1 G
57 * Not required with front Besa gun    
58 2-pdr. and *3 in. Howitzer tools and spares (see Parts Tables for details of Tools) * Not required with front Besa gun. 1 box G
59 Oil can - recoil replenishment, 2-pdr. 1 E
60 Besa spares bin   B,F
60 Clearing plugs - Besa med. M.G., MkI 4 B,F
60 Oilcan - M.G., Mk.II 1 B,F
61 Cleaning rod, .303 M.G., Mk. lIb 1 G
62 Cleaning brush, 2 in. bomb thrower 1 E
       
 

ARMAMENT SPARES

   
63 Striker case complete—spare 2 A,E
64 Sighting telescope No. 30, in case No. 6 (optional) 1 G
  Sighting telescope No. 33, in case No. 10 (optional) 1 G
       
 

AMMUNITION

   
65 Cartridge, Q.F., 3 in. Howitzer wh/shell H.E. Mk. II, fuse 119, clip 9 (Not required with front Besa gun) 58 A
66 Q.F. 2-pdr. 150 C,D,G
67 S.A.H. 29, Mk. I/L expendable (optional) 21 boxes C,D
67 Belt, Besa med. M.G., Mk. I or II 21 boxes E,G
68 Bren .303 M.G. No.2, Mk. I 6 drums D,F
69 Thompson sub-machine gun (one box in position on forward gun). 20 rounds per box 42 boxes B,F
70 70 Bomb, M.L. smoke, 2 in. mortar 25 E
71 Cartridge for signal pistol (8 also carried in transport) 12 F
72 Hand grenade - Mills 6 F
       
  AMMUNITION REQUIRED WITH BESA GUN    
73 S.A.H. 29, Mk. I/L expendable (optional). 22 boxes B
73 Belt, Besa med. M.G., Mk. I or II (optional) 22 boxes B
       
  The following items are stowed loose at crew’s discretion :-    
  Cover - bomb thrower 1  
  Cover - Thompson sub M.G 2  
  Cover - Bren muzzle 1  
  Funnel, collapsible - fuel 1  
  Filter, collapsible fuel funnel 1  
  Box - spare maps 1  
  Ground sheets, Mk. VIII 5  
  Blankets 5  
  Cushion seat-spare 1  
  Case - binoculars 1  
  Stretcher, ambulance, Mk. II; and slings 2