WWI water carrier being restored by a Living History Group

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WWI water carrier being restored by a Living History Group

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"A rare World War I water carrier is being restored by a group of military historians in Kent.

The Queen's Own Royal West Kent Regiment Living History Group has almost completed its work on the 108-gallon (409-litre) horse-drawn tank."

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-17743100

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"...There are thought to be no other known fully-restored water carriers of this kind in the UK, said the group...."

There's a statement so specific as to be true, but rather misleading - whilst it might be the only fully restored original, the Great War Society has been using an excellent scratch built replica of the same for quite a few years now, eg:

http://www.thegreatwarsociety.com/galle ... umID=10022
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Maker of reproduction WW1 and WW2 paperwork, eg 1915 AB64's, Officer's AB439's, Memorial Scrolls, etc:

http://www.thefunkhole.co.uk/

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Our water carrier certainly isn't full size though, about 2/3 scale I think
We are a circus Squadron, we are old '22'
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And we're building one too!! :D

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Picture of the Tank Water Cart being displayed at the recent Weald & Downland Heavy Horse Show
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Remembering Private G/438 William George Peat, 6th Btn, The "Queen's Own" Royal West Kent Regiment, Killed-In-Action in Stone Alley trench, on the 7th October 1915.

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