Victorian Wagons and Carts

 

 

Transport Wagons and Carts

Wagon, General Service, R.E. Mark VII

Wagon, General Service, Mark VII

This is constructed with special features that render it more suitable for foreign service than previous patterns which were too heavy and rigid for transport with an army in the field.

 

Wagon, General Service, Mark X

Wagon, General Service, Mark X

This superseded the R.A. Ammunition and Store Wagon by 1911

Wagon, GS on Southsea Common 1896

Wagon, GS

on Southsea Common 1896

Cart, Water, Tank Mark ICart, Water, Tank Mark I

The tank is of galvernised iron with an opening in the top for filling it. It will hold 118 gallons. Five taps are fitted at the rear for drawing off water.

 

 

Cart, Water, Mark IVCart, Water, Mark IV

To enable a number of men to fill their water bottles simultaneously the cart can be fitted with a collapsible trough with deal sides and canvas end.

Cart, Water, Tank Mark I A.S.C. on Southsea Common 1896Cart, Water, Tank Mark I

A.S.C. on Southsea Common 1896

Water cart on manouevres 1898Cart, Water, Tank Mark I

 

Cart, Maltese Mark IVCart, Maltese Mark IV

Cart, Tip, G.S. Mark ICart, Tip, G.S. Mark I

 

Wagon, Forage Mark I

Wagon, Forage Mark I

 

 

Ammunition, Store and Artillery Wagons R.A.

Wagon Artillery Mark IWagon, Artillery Mark I

This wagon forms part of the war equipment of horse and field artillery batteries and is used to carry baggage and rations.

Wagon Ammunition & Store R.A. Mark II

Wagon, Ammunition & Store,

R.A. Mark II

The extreme load is two tons.

A.S.C with Wagon, Artillery Mark I on Southsea Common 1896

A.S.C with Wagon, Artillery MarkI on Southsea Common 1896

Artillery Wagon 1896

Artillery Wagon 1896

Artillery Wagon 1896

Artillery Wagon 1896

 

 

 

Forge & Store Wagons R.A.

Wagon, Forge, R.A. Mark IIIWagon, Forge, R.A. Mark III

This wagon is for use with the 12pr B.L. equipment. It is fitted to carry four wooden boxes and forge, field Mark V

Limber, Wagon, Forge, R.A. Mark IIILimber, Wagon, Forge, R.A. Mark III

Wagon, Store R.A. Mark IIWagon, Store, R.A. Mark II

This wagon is fitted with four wooden boxes three for carrying stores and one for stationery. The door of the stationery box can be let down to serve as a writing desk

 

 

Royal Engineer Wagons and Carts

Wagon Cable & Telegraph Wagon, Cable & Telegraph

For laying down and winding up telegraph cable

Wagon General Service R.E. Mark I

Wagon, General Service, R.E.

Mark I

This is used as an office for field companies of field park

 

Wagon Office Mark IIWagon Office Mark II

The interior can be fitted up as a printing office or for lithographic or photographic purposes.

Printing wagons and printers 1898

Printing wagons and printers 1898

 

Wagon, Pontoon, Mark IIIWagon, Pontoon, Mark III

This wagon is designed to carry a pontoon boat but can be used instead to carry the service trestle and part of the bridge superstructure

R.E.Pontoon section on manouevres 1898

R.E.Pontoon section on manouevres 1898

Cart, Tool, Double R.E.Cart, Tool, Double R.E.

The double cart consists of two single carts which can be placed togetheras a perch, or coupled to form a four-wheeled carriage or used separately as single carts for small detachments. It has a locker to hold picks and shovels, four chests for tools and can be utilised for carrying tents forage etc.

Wagon, Light, Spring R.E. Mark I

Wagon, Light, Spring R.E. Mark I

 

Wagon, Boat, Mark IWagon, Boat, Mark I

For carrying a collapsible boat and boat equipment stores.

Wagon, Air Line, Mark IIWagon, Air Line, Mark II R.E.

This carries a portion of 13ft telegraph poles and 8ft crossing poles, a 'barrow, drum, universal' a 'ladder, field, telegraph' air-line coiled on drums and two wood boxes containing office stores and electrical apparatus.

 

 

Ambulances, Wagons and Carts

Wagon Ambulance Mark III

Wagon, Ambulance, Mark III

This is constructed to carry two men on stretchers, three on a front seat and three on the hind part of the wagon.

Volunteer Medical Staff Ambulance Drill 1898Volunteer Medical Staff

Ambulance Drill 1898

Ambulance Wagon 1896

Ambulance Wagon 1896

Wagon Ambulance Mark V

Wagon, Ambulance, Mark V

This wagon can accomodate twelve men seated or two men on stretchers and four seated.

Cart, Ambulance, G.S. Mark II

Cart, Ambulance, G.S. Mark II

This is constructed to carry four patients sitting or two on stretchers.

 

 

 

Small Arm Ammunition, Wagons and Carts

Wagon, Ammunition, Small Arm Mark II

Wagon, Ammunition,

Small Arm Mark II

For pistol or rifle ammunition.

Wagon, Ammunition, Small Arm Mark I

Wagon, Ammunition,

Small Arm Mark I

The stores vary accordingly as the wagon and limber are packed for use with cavalry regiments or for use with machine guns accompanying cavalry

The Army Service Corps handing out ammunition to Australian Forces 1898

The Army Service Corps handing out ammunition to Australian Forces

 

 

 

Transporting Carriages

Wagon, Sling, Iron, Mark I, to 7-tons

Wagon, Sling, Iron, Mark I, to 7-tons

 

Wagon, Sling, Wood to 5-tons

Wagon, Sling, Wood to 5-tons

At Fort Brockhurst 2009

 

 

 

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