Artillery in Canadian service: 25-pounder QF Field Gun

Artillery in Canadian Service: 25-pounder QF Field Gun

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3225385)

25-pounders in service with the 8th Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery during practice, 20 Jan 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3607522)

Three 25-pounders in early RCA service.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3205726)

L/Bdr D. Robertson, Sgt W. Malcolm, Gunner R. Flemming and Gunner J. Gaudet (left to right), Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA), ready to fire 25-pounder, 26 Sep 1951.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3205726)

L/Bdr. Don Cecile setting sights of 25 pdr. gun of 216 Battery, 81st Field Regiment, RCA, 21 May 1953.


(DND Photo)

25-pounder QF Field Gun, ca 1950s.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3225386)

8th Field Regiment of the Royal Canadian Artillery receiving instructions during the Reserve Force summer exercises, 3 July 1950.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3397506)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun, Barham, UK, 10 Apr 1942.

(Library and Archives Canada, MIKAN No. 3607521)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, towed by a Canadian Military Pattern (CMP) Field Artillery Tractor (FAT).

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3534477)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, Gunners, 17th Fd Regt, RCA, Castel Frentano, Italy, 10 Feb 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4232829)

25-pounder gun crew with two Italian women, 1943.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4329003)

25-pounder C Mk. I QF Field Gun, being examined by RCA Cadets, ca 1945.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3250917)

Second World War Psy Ops, Private R.J. Travis of No.3 Leaflet Unit placing propaganda leaflets into a 25-pounder shell to be fired by Sergeant T. McCormick of the 191 Hearst and Essex Yeomanry Field Regiment, Royal Artillery (RA) (British Army), into German-held positions in Dunkirk, France, ca. 15-25 September 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3208434)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, crossing a temporary bridge, Balkbrug, Netherlands, 11 Apr 1945.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4233445)

25-pounder Field Gun towed by a FAT during a 2nd Division Artillery parade, post war.

(Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3192329)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform with limber, begin towed by a Field Artillery Tractor (FAT), Caen, France, 17 Aug 1944.

(Library & Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3604368)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform with limber, begin towed by a Field Artillery Tractor (FAT).

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3192317)

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3224150)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Gun with No. 9 circular firing platform, in action, served by Gunners of B Troop, 5th Bty, 5th Fd Regt, RCA.  L. to R.: Sergent Jack Brown, with Officers Brigadier Joe Wilson, General Lyle Ludwig, General George Spence and General Bill Stewart, 1 - 2 Feb 1945.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 4234280)

25-pounder C Mk. 2 QF Field Guns with No. 9 circular firing platform, firing a salute during a post-war Royal Visit to, Ottawa.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 5013551)

25-pounder in action, 2nd Regt, RCHA, Korea, 28 May 1951.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3205392)

Gunners Len Forbes, Herb Guard, Donald Germscheid and Frank Curliss, all of the 13th Field Regiment, Royal Canadian Artillery , playing cards on the breech of their 25-pounder as they await firing orders, France, 25 June 1944.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3604364)

25-pounder field gun.

(Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3604364)

25-pounder field gun.

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