Austin K2 Auxiliary Towing Vehicle; Austin; Circa 1940; NFMVTP2012.3
Austin K2 Auxiliary Towing VehicleAbout this object
Austin K2 Auxiliary Towing Vehicle used to carry crew and equipment and tow a trailer pump (also in the collection) for the Auxiliary Fire Service in WW2. There is documentary evidence to show that this vehicle operated from Acle Fire Station for a time and is believed to have also served in Norwich and King's Lynn. After front-line duties this vehicle became a 'Mechanics van' and was used in the maintenance of other fire appliances around Norfolk.Maker
Vehicle manufacturerDate Made
Circa 1940Inscription and Marks
Reg # GLT 295Subject and Association Description
Austin K2 Auxiliary Towing Vehicle used to carry crew and equipment and tow a trailer pump for the Auxiliary Fire Service in WW2Object Type
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