The Registry Of Ex-Military Land-Rovers Au, NZ, etc PH's Australian 1964 Carry All Topographical Survey
Welcome to "Phillip's Shed", REMLR member 118.

Phillip is a militaria collector with a lot of experience. He has other ex-military vehicles... but here are his ex-military Landys. Phillip is currently restoring three Australian ex-Army Series 2A ¾ Ton Land-Rovers:

  1. 1970 Fitted For Transceiver

  2. 1964 Carry All Topographical Survey

  3. 1967 General Service

Number 2: Carry All Topographical Survey:

These are an unusual looking variant. For a start, they are fitted with Hardtops.... The Australian Army Repair Parts Scale 02017 lists the following components which are used exclusively in Topographical survey vehicles:
  • Switch, Rotary, AC/DC (special) battery Charging circuit RP213ATB
  • Cable Assy, special purpose, electrical with Cannon socket ADE(v)112-62
  • Cable Assy, Special purpose, electrical with Cannon socket ADE(v)112-121 (additional storage Battery 12v) (battery cradle and clamp assy for twin side mount)
  • Bumper front, No1 chassis member, 0111042 (under front bash plate - similar to LRPV)
  • Guard, mesh, protection, insect and grass 332440 (Fine stainless mesh as per factory accessories catalogue)
  • Jerry can holder RH & LH ADEv112
  • Straps Jerrycan 0111091
  • Hardtop body assy, Topographic vehicle, and
  • Rear door assy, Topographic vehicle (1 piece station wagon swing door)


Make Land-Rover (Rover Australia P/L) Model LWB 109" Series 2A
Manuf. date October 1964 Production CKD RHD export
Army Census 6026 Engine Petrol 2286cc
Nomenclature TRUCK, CARRYALL, ¾ TON G.S.,
Contract number C110896
Chassis 25305400b Colour Olive Drab


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As I first saw it in an Auto Electrician's workshop: sad but fixable.

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Rear light mountings horizontal, inset into rear bodywork. This allows jerrycans to be carried on each side. This Topo has civvy rear bumper and towbar fitted below the original Army chassis.

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Interior features unusal transverse troop seat behind the front seat bulkhead. The instruments are standard for a 1964 Australian military Landy but it has an extra switch for the interior light. (Temperature gauge is non-original).

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Both front doors have these canvas map pockets rivetted through the door skins. Phillip has seen this feature on other Carryalls.

More details - Series 2A Topographical Survey Land-Rovers

More details on Australian Military Land-Rovers fleet numbers and paint schemes


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