Artillery in Canada (5) Ontario: New Liskeard, New Lowell, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Niagara Falls, Norfolk

New Liskeard

Centurion 20-pounder Gun Mk I Barrel mounted in concrete. (Serial No. 23988?) Queen Elizabeth II cypher, embedded in concrete, mounted beside the cenotaph.  No. 1.  Located beside the Public Library on Whitewood Ave., between Wellington Street and Paget Street.

Centurion 20-pounder Gun Mk I Barrel mounted in concrete. (Serial No. 42855).  King George VI cypher, mounted beside the cenotaph.  No. 2.  Located beside the Public Library on Whitewood Ave., between Wellington Street and Paget Street.

New Lowell

Centurion 20-pounder Gun Mk I Barrels (two) mounted in concrete in front of the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 5357, Country Road 9.

Niagara-on-the-Lake, Fort George

Cannon on display at Fort George are listed on a separate web page on this website.

Niagara-on-the-Lake

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German First World War 10-cm Kanone 14 (10-cm K 14), (Serial Nr. 201), 1050 kg, 1916.  This gun was captured by the 7th Battalion, CEF, at Vimy on 13 April 1917.  It was initially allocated to Queenston, Ontario.  Located in the vicinity of Butler's Barracks, this gun has been removed for restoration.

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Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight unknown, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron garrison carriage.  Butler’s Barracks.

Niagara-on-the-lake, Lincoln and Welland Regiment Museum

155-mm C1 (M1A2) Medium Howitzer on M1A2 Carriage, aka M114, manufactured at Sorel Industries Limited in Quebec, Queen Elizabeth II cypher.  CFR 34449.  The carriage plate reads: CARR. HOW. 155MM M1A2 CDN. SOREL INDUSTRIES LTD. CANADA, 1957, REG. NO. CDN 156, INSP (symbol).

Niagara Falls, Queenston Heights Monument

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Blomefield Cast Iron 18-pounder Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 39-0-9 (4,377 lbs), reproduction, (1806) on left trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron garrison carriage, weight 21-3-14 (2,450 lbs), with a ball welded in the gun’s muzzle.  This gun is located on the site of the original Redan Battery.

Niagara Falls, Lundy's Lane Battlefield Memorial

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Blomefield Cast Iron 12-pounder 34-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 34-1-3 (3,839 lbs), (WCo), (Walker & Company of Rotherham, Yorkshire, England), on the left trunnion, (Serial No. 54) on the right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron garrison carriage.  No. 1, East of monument at Drummond Hill Church and Cemetery.

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Blomefield Cast Iron 12-pounder 34-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight 34-1-3 (3,839 lbs), (WCo), (Walker & Company of Rotherham, Yorkshire, England), on the left trunnion, (Serial No. 52) on the right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on an iron garrison carriage.  No. 2, West of monument at Drummond Hill Church and Cemetery.

Niagara Falls, Victoria Street Armoury and Museum

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German First World War 10.5-cm Kanone 17 (10.5-cm K 17), (Serial Nr. 39), 1918.  It was captured by the 3rd Battalion on 27 Sep 1918 near the Arras-Cambrai Road between Marquion and Raillencourt, France.    Niagara Military Museum previously located with D Company, Lincoln & Welland Regiment (Victoria Street) Armoury, 5049 Victoria Ave.

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Cast Iron 32-pounder 17-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Carronade with a Blomefield pattern breeching ring, weight 17-1-11 (1,943 lbs) above the vent, mounted on a wood naval gun carriage, located in the front window of the Niagara Falls History Museum, 5810 Ferry St.

Norfolk

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German First World War 25-cm schwere Minenwerfer alt Art (25-cm sMW), (Serial Nr. unknown).

105-mm L5 Pack Howitzer, in front of the Royal Canadian Legion.

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