11th Armoured Division, Tank Casualties, 1945 Regiment: 3 Royal Tank Regiment Serial No.: D.18. Mark: - W.D. No.: 335012 Date: 1 April 1945 Photo No.: 39 Figure No.: 33 11th Armoured Division, Tank Casualties, 1945 Range: 10 - 15 yards Cause of Damage: H.C. penetration Fire Damage: None. Other tanks involved in same incident: Circumstances: Second tank in line, going slowly up narrow track with high banks. Fired at from right flank. Turret at 12 o'clock. Position of Hit: Penetration 50 mm. diameter through turret roof, level with front of Operator's hatch, between hatch and edge of turret. Course & Effect of Projectiles: No major internal damage. Remarks: Tank sealed when seen. Detailed internal examination not possible but inside appeared relatively undamaged. Fate of Crew: Driver & Co-Driver: Unhurt Commander: Wounded. Superficial tangential wound right wrist. RTD 4/52. Category A.1. Gunner: Wounded. T and T left hand. Fracture 1 and 2 M'carpals. Flesh wound right thigh. X-ray shows one 100 - 250 mg. F.B. in muscle above knee. RTD 4/52. Category A.1. Operator: Killed.