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The Bedford QLD was the GS (General Service) cargo truck version of the QL series of truck, manufactured by Bedford Vehicles for use by the British Armed Forces in the 2nd World War.


The Bedford QL was in production from 1941 to 1945. Approximately 52,250 were produced in total. The QLD was the most numerous version in the series.



Several examples of this model appear at Militay vehicle shows and events like Steam fairs & Vintage Transport & Classic vehicle rallies, in the UK

  • Known examples )please list here)

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Based on the wikipedia article (examples in preservation to be added)

  • Bart Vanderveen (1989) 'Historic Military Vehicles Directory'

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