Author Topic: Vehicle markings  (Read 46594 times)

Offline Mick

  • Veteran
  • ******
  • Posts: 1180
  • THANKS 160
  • Location: Melbourne
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #75 on: July 29, 2017, 10:50:59 PM »
Hi Eric,

The unit is 3 Combat Engineer Regiment (3 CER). The 5519 is the unit ERN , the Lazy "E" is the Military symbol for Engineers, and the cattle head ????

Cheers,

Mick

Offline Morundah

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 22
  • THANKS 0
  • Location: Deniliquin
  • REMLR No: 542
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #76 on: November 27, 2017, 03:51:32 PM »
Hi all,

I have a 110 FFR ARN 50183 the only other marking I can see is that it has a 95 painted on the door.

Can somebody please give m some info and correct markings for this vehcile

Thanks Steve

Offline aussiegregmac

  • REMLR Inc
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Posts: 945
  • THANKS 97
  • Location: Esk Qld
  • REMLR No: 384
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #77 on: November 27, 2017, 06:00:26 PM »
Callsign 95 ???
The callsign Nine (or Niner) reflects the Command Element of RAAC, Arty. or even Inf. Battalion etc.
As in the Commanding Occifer of an Armoured Regiment would have a Callsign of Niner.

Sub elements in that Regiment would also have Callsigns designating their role.
I just can't remember who had the Callsign 5 (Five)
So their Callsign on the radio would be Niner Five.

Some member with recent memories might be able to help.
Greg Mac.
« Last Edit: November 27, 2017, 06:02:39 PM by aussiegregmac »
1942 C15 Blitz RadioVan 42-CMP "The PieVan"
1960 Series2 FFW 111-515  "The Woodcutter"
1991 Perentie RFSV 51-699  "Berzerker"
1996 Perentie INF 6x6 202-189 "The Walrus"

Offline Damocles

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 3
  • THANKS 0
  • Location: Adelaide, SA
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #78 on: March 25, 2018, 08:34:55 PM »
Hello all,

I'm trying to find any history of my Perentie - It has a black '57' stenciled on the driver's door left bottom and a green '57' on the front left unit plate holder. They have spray-painted over the christmas tree and its numbers but they look a lot like '5975'. I have been told that it may be 3rd RAR, but it sounded a bit tenuous. Any ideas?

Thanks!
LR 110 Perentie ARN: 48-437

Offline AGAS 5

  • Hero Member
  • *****
  • Posts: 912
  • THANKS 255
  • Location: Great Southern Land
  • REMLR No: 218
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #79 on: March 25, 2018, 09:08:44 PM »
57 is 3 RAR.

Cheers.
Series 2A SWB 113-300 VTF  6 RAR
Perentie FFR 49-390  1 MP BN
Perentie GS 50-087  5 RAR

Offline Mick

  • Veteran
  • ******
  • Posts: 1180
  • THANKS 160
  • Location: Melbourne
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #80 on: March 25, 2018, 09:10:40 PM »
G'day Mate,

It maybe 41 RNSWR  IT's ERN or Christmas Tree number is 5935

It's not 3 RAR as its ERN is 4998.

Something to work with ?

Cheers,

Mick

Offline Minikeg

  • REMLR Inc
  • Sr. Member
  • *
  • Posts: 449
  • THANKS 76
  • Location: Newcastle
  • REMLR No: 316
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #81 on: March 25, 2018, 09:55:32 PM »
Is this a ram or goat ?
What's it mean ?

Im 3 years late ...

But thats Stan the Ram from 8/9 RAR

identical marking from my 2014 rover which logbooks show was at 8/9 RAR and their mascot is a ram.. called stan
I'm not completely useless.. I'm missing some of the pieces
110-415 'Agro' 1959 88" CR              111-676 'Pickles II' 1959 88" CR
114-270 'Maya' 1967 109" GS/WS      113-368 'Castrol' 1964 88" GS
48-975 'Reptar' 1988 110" FFR           48-932 'Widget' 1988 110" GS

Offline Young Eric

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 284
  • THANKS 29
  • Location: Gippsland Vic
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #82 on: March 25, 2018, 11:36:15 PM »
Stan the Ram, thanks for that.
My log book says 8/9 RAR

Offline Minikeg

  • REMLR Inc
  • Sr. Member
  • *
  • Posts: 449
  • THANKS 76
  • Location: Newcastle
  • REMLR No: 316
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #83 on: March 26, 2018, 01:17:07 AM »
Stan the Ram, thanks for that.
My log book says 8/9 RAR

This was my GS (since sold, now have a 2rar ffr)
I'm not completely useless.. I'm missing some of the pieces
110-415 'Agro' 1959 88" CR              111-676 'Pickles II' 1959 88" CR
114-270 'Maya' 1967 109" GS/WS      113-368 'Castrol' 1964 88" GS
48-975 'Reptar' 1988 110" FFR           48-932 'Widget' 1988 110" GS

Offline glbest

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 270
  • THANKS 16
  • Location: bne
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #84 on: March 29, 2019, 12:49:14 PM »
whilst driving the other day i came across the following tac signs red blue red horizontal 34over 48  i think was the apprentice school also another one yellow blue and red raeme colours 19 45

Offline Garry

  • REMLR Committee
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 177
  • THANKS 16
  • Location: Greenbank
  • REMLR No: 331
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #85 on: April 15, 2020, 12:23:13 PM »

Updating the trailer section of the ARN list and have come across this one, any ideas?
172-562 1968 Series 2a workshop  "WEE109"
202-261 1997 110 6X6 Assault Pioneer "WEE110"
46-413 1988 U1700L "WEEMOG"
204-014 PT2-2

Offline glbest

  • Sr. Member
  • ****
  • Posts: 270
  • THANKS 16
  • Location: bne
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #86 on: April 15, 2020, 12:58:34 PM »
could be water purification plant  shower unit met generating unit ( weather balloons)

Offline Garry

  • REMLR Committee
  • Full Member
  • ***
  • Posts: 177
  • THANKS 16
  • Location: Greenbank
  • REMLR No: 331
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #87 on: April 15, 2020, 01:19:01 PM »
could be water purification plant  shower unit met generating unit ( weather balloons)

Sorry I dont think I was specific enough. Looking for information on the purple bear markings on the side of the trailer not the trailer itself as will add the details to the notes section in the ARN database.

Garry
172-562 1968 Series 2a workshop  "WEE109"
202-261 1997 110 6X6 Assault Pioneer "WEE110"
46-413 1988 U1700L "WEEMOG"
204-014 PT2-2

Online THE BOOGER

  • Administrator
  • Veteran
  • *****
  • Posts: 1507
  • THANKS 148
  • Location: wetherill park, sydney
  • REMLR No: 282
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #88 on: April 15, 2020, 06:05:42 PM »
The little bear will fix it was 17 construction Sqn
s111 GS, no 5, xt600 & Ferret mk2
Geoff C

Offline Ravvin

  • REMLR Inc
  • Hero Member
  • *
  • Posts: 548
  • THANKS 60
  • Location: Wesley Vale, Tasmania
  • REMLR No: 432
Re: Vehicle markings
« Reply #89 on: April 16, 2020, 09:40:16 AM »
Thought I recognised it.



Norton Abrasives was the parent company, I think, and has been around since 1885. They were bought out by Saint-Gobain in 1990.

Greg.