Defence Equipment & Support
Mr Mark Lidler
Maple 0a #2043
MOD Abbey Wood
Bristol BS34 8JH
Our Reference: FOI2017-07335
Date: 24th July 2017
Dear Mr Lidler,
Your email dated 20th July 2017 is considered to be a request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act (FOIA) 2000. You requested the following information:
I have just purchased an Ex Military Land rover and I am trying to research its Ex Military
history when it was in service, its Military VRM is 64KF98, I f you could assist me with
identifying and sending me any copies of any military records that you hold for this vehicle
I can confirm that the Ministry of Defence (MOD) holds information relevant to your request.
Unfortunately, following the closure of MERLIN it is only possible to retrieve information held on
the archived version of the database, which is attached.
This information supplied to you continues to be protected by copyright. You are free to use it for
your own purposes, including for private study and non-commercial research, and for any other
purpose authorised by an exception in current copyright law. Documents (except photographs)
can be also used in the UK without requiring permission for the purposes of news reporting. Any
other reuse, for example commercial publication, would require the permission of the copyright
Most documents supplied will have been produced within government and wil be Crown
Copyright. For information about re-using Crown Copyright see the Office of Public Sector
Information website at www.opsi.gov.uk.
The copyright in some documents may rest with a third
party. For information about obtaining permission from a third party see the Intellectual Property
Office’s website at www.ipo.gov.
If you are not satisfied with this response or you wish to complain about any aspect of the handling
of your request, then you should contact me in the first instance. If informal resolution is not possible
and you are still dissatisfied then you may apply for an independent internal review by contacting the
Information Rights Compliance team, Ground Floor, MOD Main Building, Whitehall, SW1A 2HB (e-
. Please note that any request for an internal review must be made within
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Commissioner under the provisions of Section 50 of the Freedom of Information Act. Please note
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