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1936 Ford V8
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Object ID 000049

Object Name 1936 Ford V8

Object Desc Reg No. DV2970 Has a front mounted pump

Collection Fire Services Historical Society (Inc,)

Accession # 49

Alternate ID AP1014

General Category Other Objects

Category Fire Appliances


Source Category Collection

Accession Date DEC 6,1974


Location Hall of Flame - Christchurch

Object Date 1936

Start Year Range

End Year Range

Status 01 In Register

Object Keywords Fire Appliance,


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Image Caption 1936 Ford V8



Date APR 2,2016

Notes Started life as a private car owned by Mrs Hinemoa Tracy. On 24-5-1943 the Colonial Motor Company purchased it back under the Defence Dept. Act and rebuilt it into it's present form. 29-5-1944 it passed to the Public Works dept, Christchurch. 7-7-1944 it passed to Nth Cant Hospital Board and was used at Templeton Farm (an isolated mental hospital near Christchurch).