Ford GPW 104111

I purchased this jeep in 1994 when I was 20 years old. I have been working on her ever since, little by little. This jeep served at the Bayonne, New Jersey NSD sometime after the war. I was able to uncover its original reg number in blue drab on the hood under many layers of paint. The jeep has its original data plates. It also has a US Navy registration number in yellow on the hood and rear panel along with the number "54" on the center of the rear panel. It had a lot of Navy gray paint which was still visible on the body before I sand-blasted. Under the gray was many layers of OD. ***The following shipping information was provided to me by Jim Gilmore*** This jeep was built at Ford's Louisville, KY branch and was equipped with 5 natural rubber tires. Vehicle was shipped (on wheels) on 1 April 1943 on shipping order C-136332. Loaded into Pere Marquette RR boxcar No.93107 along with GPWs 103646 (20369023), 104150 (20369242), 104462 (20369246) and 104091 (20369249). The jeep is currently going through a complete restoration back to as original as I can possibly get her. The jeep will bare the markings of L Company, 134th Infantry/35th Division ETO (Nebraska National Guard). The engine listed did not come with the jeep. I actually came across it a few years later. The old serial number has been ground off and GPW104570 has been restamped on the pad, possibly done when the motor was rebuilt by the Army. The engine still has a 4th Service Command rebuild tag attached to the lower left side of the block. 


Name Michael O'Connell
City, State/Region, Country Omaha, Nebraska, United States
Frame Number GPW 104111
Engine Number GPW 104570
Body Number N/A
Body Type Ford
Hood (Mil. Reg.) Number 20369245 S
Factory Mystery Code
Gross Weight 2265
Data Plate Origin Original
Data Plate Material Plated Steel
Date of Delivery 1943-03-23
Date of Acquisition 1994-08-05
Date Info Created 2004-04-13 21:54:11
Date Info Last Updated 2021-03-28 22:21:29
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Ford GPW 104111
134th Infantry Regiment "ALL HELL CAN'T STOP US"
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