Artillery in Canada (5) Ontario: Kitchener, Lakeview, Lincoln, Lisle, London, Longlac, L'Orignal, Lucan, Lucknow, Lunenburg

Kitchener

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Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight unknown, (Serial No. unknown, CARRON, year unknown) Carron of Falkirk, Scotland, on the left trunnion, (24P) on the right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a brick and concrete stand in Victoria Park.

Lakeview

(Tim Laye Photos)

Single Bofors 40-mm Boffin Light Anti-aircraft Gun, on display on 3rd Street, east of Cawthra Road, in front of the A.N.A.F. Club.

Lincoln

155-mm C1 (M1A2) Medium Howitzer on M1A2 Carriage, aka M114, manufactured at Sorel Industries Limited in Quebec, Queen Elizabeth II cypher.  Royal Canadian Legion Centennial Branch No. 612.

Lisle

(Balcer Photos)

German Second World War 8.8-cm PaK 43/41 Anti-Tank Gun, (Serial Nr. unknown), stamped Fl.519 dkr, Fl.2053 dkr, 271 dkr.  Royal Canadian Legion Branch 559, 8439 Main Street West, County Road No. 12, just outside the West Gate of CFB Borden.

There are two gun barrels  unidentified (possibly 20-pounders from Centurion tanks) in a pair of concrete cairns in front of the Legion.

London

There are three Smoothbore Muzzleloading Guns in Victoria Park (one British and two Russian) presented to Canada by Queen Victoria, standing in front of the Boer War Memorial.

(Terry Honour Photos)

Millar pattern Russian Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, Serial No. 29716) forged by Armstrong at Alexandrovski on the left trunnion, (24P BbCY 140 1/2 P) on right trunnion, double-headed Eagle, Crimean War trophy, MA stamped above the cascabel.  This gun has damage on its muzzle.  No. 3 gun mounted on a brick and concrete stand, East of the Boer War Memorial, Victoria Park.

(Terry Honour Photos)

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 56-0-7 (6,279 lbs) under the cascabel, (WCo), (Walker & Company of Rotherham, Yorkshire, England), on the left trunnion, (Serial No. 164) on the right trunnion, King George III (1760-1820) cypher, broad arrow mark.  6.5-inch bore diameter, No. 2 gun mounted on a brick and concrete stand in front of the Boer War Memorial, Victoria Park.

(Terry Honour Photos)

Millar pattern Russian Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, (Serial No. 28145) forged by Armstrong at Alexandrovski on the left trunnion, (24P BbCY 140 1/2 P) on right trunnion, double-headed Eagle, Crimean War trophy, MA stamped above the cascabel.  This gun has what appears to be damage from a shell strike on the right side near the breech.  No. 1 gun mounted on a brick and concrete stand in front of the Boer War Memorial, Victoria Park.

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

Cast Iron 3-pounder Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, replica, inside the Delta Arms Hotel, Dundas Street.

London, Royal Canadian Regiment Museum, Wolseley Barracks, 750 Elizabeth St.

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

9-pounder 8-cwt Muzzleloading Rifle, weight 8-1-5 (928 lbs), RGF No. 228, I, 1872, FS 2750, Queen Victoria’s cypher (1837-1901), no wheels, mounted on concrete blocks.

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

9-pounder 8-cwt Muzzleloading Rifle, weight 8-1-9 (933 lbs), RCF No. 630, I, 1874, Queen Victoria’s cypher (1837-1901), Armstrong stamped on the trunnions, with wooden wheels, trail 1452.

(Bluenote Photo)

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

9-pounder 8-cwt Muzzleloading Rifle, weight 8-1-9 (933 lbs), RGF No. 633, I, 1874, FS 3420, Queen Victoria’s cypher (1837-1901), no wheels, mounted on concrete blocks.

(Balcer Photos)

Japanese 75-mm Type 41 Mountain Gun (Serial No. 1562).

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

Ordnance Quick-Firing (QF) 25-pounder (87.6-mm/3.45-inch) Field Gun, C Mk. 2 with No. 9 circular firing platform.

(Maxwell Toms Photos)

155-mm C1 (M1A2) Medium Howitzer on M1A2 Carriage, aka M114, manufactured at Sorel Industries Limited in Quebec, Queen Elizabeth II cypher.

(Internet Photo)

German Great War 7.92-mm MG 08, RCR Museum, London.

 (Internet Photo)

German Great War 7.92-mm MG 08/15, RCR Museum, London.

HMCS Prevost, Naval Reserve, London

(Bluenote Photos)

FMC 3-inch/50 Twin Gun Mk. 33 turret, from the destroyer HMCS Fraser.  19 Becher Street.

L'Orignal

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German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 96 neuer Art (7.7-cm FK 96 n.A.), (Serial Nr. 5255).  Captured by the 3rd Battalion on 27 Sep 1919 near the Arras-Cambrai Road, North of Bourlon Wood.

Cast Iron small calibre Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, mounted on an iron carriage.

Longlac

Single Bofors 40-mm Boffin Light Anti-aircraft Gun, O.F.E./C. 1942, Breech casing No. L 7766.  Mounted on wheels.  This gun stands beside the cenotaph.

Lucan

(Sun Rise Times of Lucan Photo)

(Tim Laye Photos)

German First World War 15-cm schwere Feldhaubitze 1902 (15-cm sFH 02) Heavy Field Howitzer.  (Serial Nr. 9), missing its wheels, mounted on concrete pylons in a city park.  This gun was captured by the 43rd Battalion on 8 Aug 1918 near Amiens in front of Vignette Wood, South of Demuin, France.  

Lucknow

(JustSomePics)

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, mounted on a concrete stand in front of the town library near the cenotaph.  No. 1 of 2.

Blomefield Cast Iron 32-pounder 56-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, mounted on a concrete stand in front of the town library near the cenotaph.  No. 2 of 2.

Lunenburg

(Cam Martel Photos)

German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 96 neuer Art (7.7-cm FK 96 n.A.), (Serial Nr. 6959) no data.  Lunenburg Cemetery, just north of Long Sault.

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