1915 Dennis type A utility lorry

BRIEF HISTORY of DENNIS continued from https://queenslandcars.com/2023/01/05/5702/

Municipal Vehicles,   Fire engines,  associated equipment & buses were now being exported to many parts of the world. In 1933 the 2.5-ton Ace was introduced with its distinctive look. 1937 The truck Range had grown to cover  The Dennis ‘Pax’ in the 7.5-tone range. To the  Pax Major, a twin steer model to handle the 10.5-ton payload. Dennis was now fitting its 4-cylinder Diesel engine to the heavier vehicles. By 1940, The Dennis range of trucks had grown hugely.

The Historical Commercial Vehicle Society   40th Annual London to Brighton Run.   Official program  says

C83  1915 Dennis type A utility lorry, This vehicle was sold ex-war dept in 1924 to a firm in Sittingbourne, Kent, who used it until 1939. It was purchased by Les Warren in the 1960s,  With many parts missing, including the rear differential, torque tube and centre cross member and a broken chassis. Les, a welder and fabricator, restored the vehicle and its first outing was back to the Dennis works in May 1995.

Entered by P.J. Stanier of Gravesend, Ken

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