Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company 18 Pounder Gun Project

Posted on on 05/11/2014
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The Royal Australian Artillery Historical Company (RAAHC) has undertaken a project to create an original WW1 18 Pounder gun team. The project will involve the restoration of an 18 Pounder, its ammunition limber, the acquisition/restoration of harness and saddles, the recruitment of gun detachments, the acquisition of horses and the replication of period uniforms.

The RAAHC state that their vision is "to provide a living memorial to Australian Artillery by deploying the gun and team for commemorative events starting in 1915 for the 100th anniversary of Gallipoli."

For more information about the project, go to the RAAHC Project Website

Posted by: Hannah Schneider, Centenary News

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