GPO Vehicles

Make Leyland
Model Hippo
Type 10 ton Covered wagon
Body Builder  
Use Stores use
Registration Number JXO 231
Fleet Numbers 16428 to 16440 (JXO 221 - 233) 1948
Date of picture 1948

Definitely an ex military vehicle is this “medium mobility” Leyland Hippo 6 wheel covered lorry, virtually as it would have come from the army complete with wide section tyres.
It was capable of carrying a 10 ton load for the Engineering Branch.


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