Ford GPW 192374

There are two plates on the vehicle, the chassis plate and a small plate on the dashboard. Both of these plates give the Jeeps post war registration (93 YH 19). Through this number I was able to obtain the key card. Furthermore the dashboard plate gave the date of the rebuild and name of the workshop company that did the rebuild. In 1952, 23rd Heavy WKSP COY R.E.M.E. was, I believe, stationed at the town of Wetter in Germany either in the Demag factory or the Harkort-Eicken Steel Works (this maybe one and the same place).
The Key Card provided the wartime registration (M 5845301). It also shows “S/O allies”. Information kindly provided by Svein Olav Alstad shows it to have been one of 178 jeeps that went from B.A.O.R. to the Norwegian Tysklandsbrigaden in 1953. The British Unit that gave the cars to the Norwegian military was 5th Yorkshire division and the Norwegian military was wearing "Y" on uniforms and cars etc. 
Supply contract number SM2275.

Name Michael Lycett
City, State/Region, Country Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Engine Number
Body Number 219818
Body Type ACM Type 1
Hood (Mil. Reg.) Number M5845301
Factory Mystery Code
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Data Plate Origin Unknown
Data Plate Material Unknown
Date of Delivery 1944-05-00
Date of Acquisition 1991-08-17
Date Info Created 2005-09-05 12:40:30
Date Info Last Updated 2021-09-08 04:35:11
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Ford GPW 192374
Origional issued to the British Army and then sold to the Norwegian Army in the early 50's. Brought back to the uk in 91 when aquired by current owner. REME dash plate shows: Re-Built 23rd Heavy Workshop coy REME 13 04 52 Demag Factory Wetter Germany
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