Australian Military Vehicle Review
MELBOURNE TANK MUSEUM, NARRE WARREN, Melbourne
The museum is owned by Pat and John Belfield and is located at Narre Warren a suburb of Melbourne . The museum houses 50 vehicles and 20 artillery pieces and a range of military memorabilia. It closes for the winter but re-opens in September each year.Centurion ARV, M113A1 Fire Support vehicle as used in the Vietnam War. World war 2 vehicles include: Japanese Kyu-go Type 95,Churchill Mk.VII, Matilda Frog, Grant, Stuart, LVT 4, a Mk. 2 and Mk.3 Sentinel (the only place in the world where both can be seen side by side), Bren gun carrier, M2 half track, White scout car, Australian Dingo, Australian Rover, Ford Lynx, Staghound and an amphibious jeep. Post WW2 include the Ferret, Saracen and Saladin armoured cars and an almost restored Yeramba.
A Matilda waiting restoration or contributing spare parts.
This Grant hull has been converted to a crane tank by a farmer that purchased it after the war. The up rights are 17 pounder trails and barrel sections
This is one of the two Japanese tanks that were destroyed Milne Bay, New Guinea, where the Japanese Army suffered its first land defeat.
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