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02-August-2019 (Sharyn Martin)
02-August-2019 (Sharyn Martin)

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Sharyn Martin

The 25 Pounder Gun Howitzer commemorates those who served in World War Two. The gun was restored in 2019. 

 

 

Location

Address:106 Pangee Street, Nyngan RSL & Civic Club, Nyngan, 2825
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.563952
Long: 147.198192
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Technology
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

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The 25-Pounder Gun-Howitzer

This Australian built 25-Pounder gun was presented to the people of Nyngan to commemorate all those Nyngan and District servicemen and women who served in the Second World War 1939 - 1945

The 25-Pounder was used to effect by army field artillery units in both the Middle East and South West Pacific theatres of operation.

It could fire an 11.3kg (25 pound) high explosice projectile to a maximum range of 12.260 metres (13,400 yards) and had a crew of six.

A total of 1527 were built in Australia from 1941 to 1943.

Source: MA
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