AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM Jeep News Australia and New Zealand

AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM Jeep News Australia and New Zealand (http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/index.php)
-   Jeep History in Australia (http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=214)
-   -   ANZAC Day Jeep's (http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/showthread.php?t=148467)

wes 25-04-2017 12:56 PM

ANZAC Day Jeep's
 

5 Attachment(s)
Jeeps found their way into many countries armed forces during WWII including Australia and New Zealand.
Here are some old photos of Jeeps being used over the years at home and during our countries conflicts overseas.
Unfortunately I only found one old photo of a Jeep being used by New Zealand forces but it includes the then NZ Prime Minister near the front line in Italy during WWII.

Here's an early model Jeep being used by NO. 3 Squadron, RAAF Libya North Africa 1941
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...5&d=1493092330

Early model Jeep on an airfield near Darwin
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...6&d=1493092330

Australian Army Jeep at MILLINGIMBI ISLAND, NT. 1943
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...7&d=1493092330

84TH and 85th Mobile Cinema Unit, Brisbane 1943
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...8&d=1493092330

Parade of Australian Army Jeeps in Sydney NSW. 1944
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...9&d=1493092330

wes 25-04-2017 12:57 PM

5 Attachment(s)
First Jeep unloaded at Kokoda, New Guinea.
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...0&d=1493092999

Jeep used by Australian forces in action on the Kokoda Track (AKA Kokoda Trail).
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...1&d=1493092999

Milne Bay, New Guinea. 1943
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...2&d=1493092999

New Guinea 1943
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...3&d=1493092999

By the end of WWII, Jeeps were a common sight but these Allied POW's who had just been liberated from Changi Prison in Singapore had never seen a Jeep before and took a moment to admire this model used by Australian Forces
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...4&d=1493092999

wes 25-04-2017 12:57 PM

5 Attachment(s)
New Zealand Prime Minister Peter Fraser hitches a ride in a NZ Army Jeep at Cassino, Italy 1944
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...5&d=1493093417

No. 1 Parachute Training Unit, RAAF Station Richmond Vic 1945
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...6&d=1493093417

3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR), enroute to Korea 1950
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...7&d=1493093417

3rd Battalion, The Royal Australian Regiment (3RAR) Korea 1951
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...8&d=1493093417

Regimental Aid Post (RAP) Jeep Korea 1951
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...9&d=1493093417

wes 25-04-2017 12:58 PM

5 Attachment(s)
Korea 1953
L-R Pte Ned Brown from Sydney NSW, Pte Bill Brewster from Mount Magnet WA, Pte John Howard from Perth WA, Pte Fred Drake from Warrnambool Vic, Pte Max Walton from West Thebarton SA

http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...0&d=1493093843

Taking a break at KIMPO, SOUTH KOREA, 1952.
No 77 Squadron RAAF Jeep

http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...1&d=1493093843

Australian Army Training Team Vietnam (AATTV), Bac-Lieu Province, South Vietnam
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...2&d=1493093843

Three RAAF Jeeps at Vung Tau, Vietnam. 1964
http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...3&d=1493093843

No Jeeps in WWI.
This is my Grandfather in Egypt during WWI.
Shortly after this photo was taken, he shipped to Gallipoli then on the Western Front in Belgium and France.
Luckily he was not listed among the fallen during the war and lived to a very old age - he attended the ANZAC Day marches for as long as he could.

http://www.ausjeepoffroad.com/forum/...4&d=1493093843

Tyvokka 25-04-2017 01:57 PM

Great piccies. Thanks for sharing them.

I saw a couple of Jeeps at this morning's service at Campbelltown. Also a C-17 low lvl fly past at Riverstone, NSW.


All times are GMT +10. The time now is 10:54 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

AJOR 2002 - 2018 AUSJEEPOFFROAD.COM. All corporate trademarked names and logos are property of their respective owners. Ausjeepoffroad is in no way associated with DaimlerChrysler Corporation or Fiat Jeep.
www.midlifemate.com wayalife.com jkwrangler.com ausjeepforum.com jk-forum.com canadianjeepoffroad.com cryptoprofitcalculator.net

vB Ad Management by =RedTyger=