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05-September-2017
05-September-2017

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A gun commemorates all gunners who died in service or were killed in action in all the conflicts in which Australia has been involved..

Location

Address:Birdwood Parade , Birdwood Park, Dalkeith, 6009
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.993366
Long: 115.81198
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.anzac.dpc.wa.gov.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 27th September, 1975
Front Inscription

This gun stands as a tribute to all gunners who made the supreme sacrifice in the cause of freedom

Dedicated by Canon L. W. Riley of this site, on September 27th 1975.

25 Pounder Mk II Field Gun

History : The result of research. 1933 - 1940.

Service : 1940 - 1962.  In the majority of action in which British Commonwealth and Allied arms were engaged.  Including the massive concentration of 834 x 25 Prs. and 48 medium field guns at the Battle of Alamein, 1942.

Characteristics : Maximun range 13,400 years.  Weight 1 3/4 tons.

Calibre 3.45 inches. maximum rate of fire 5 rounds per minute.

Memorial gun presented by 2/7 Australian Field Regiment Association 9th Australian Division A.I.F.

Location and installation by courtesy of Nedlands City Council

Source: MA,WMR
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