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Offline DaveTheTrain

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Re: Ashford Bus Companies
« Reply #3 on: June 29, 2021, 12:46:08 PM »
Thanks Gradarog, just what I was looking for. 
Many thanks for taking the time.
Dave

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Re: Ashford Bus Companies
« Reply #2 on: June 29, 2021, 12:37:39 PM »
The soldiers are of the Royal West Kent Yeomanry. Identifiable by Bandolier,s and Spurs.
At a guess,assuming photo taken 1916 or later, I would say the bus would have been one the East Kent Road Car Company Limited  Vehicles . The company was formed from smaller Co,s around Kent in 1916.

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Ashford Bus Companies
« Reply #1 on: June 29, 2021, 12:01:37 PM »

Does anyone have any information, or links to who would be operating the motorbuses in the great war?


This photo has come up on a website, which I link to.  The bus survives, but I don't know which company owned it, and who operated in Ashford at the time.  I only copy the link as I am aware that copyright will exist with the holder of the the website I have linked to.


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DTT


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