17 février 2013

§§- 21cm M 16 à Hindmarsh, Australie (puis collection Peter Jackson - NZ)

De la part de Charlie Clelland Hi Bernard,   21 cm Morser, originally given by the French Govt in 1924 to Australia and allocated to Hindmarsh, South Australia. It was acquired by a private collector when the local council found they couldn't afford to restore the gun. It was sold last year (2011) to the Peter Jackson Collection in New Zealand. The serial no. of the 21cm howitzer is #853.   Regards,   Charlie   Fiche détaillée... [Lire la suite]
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17 février 2013

§§- 7.7cm FK 96 n/A à Burnie, Australie (puis vendu à Peter Jackson, NZ)

De la part de Charlie Clelland Hi Bernard,   Some more guns for your collection.   The attached is an FK 96 n.A  serial #7698. Captured on 18 Sept 1918 by the 12 Battalion AIF. Originally allocated to Burnie, Tasmania in 1921. It was restored by Sarich Industries in Perth, WA and eventually sold to the Peter Jackson Collection in New Zealand.   Regards,   Fiche détaillée : http://www.passioncompassion1418.com/Canons/AfficheCanonGET.php?IdCanonAffiche=760
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17 février 2013

§§- iMW n.A. à Roma, Australie

De la part de Charlie Clelland Hi Bernard,   Back to common types.   An lMW n.A at the Army Reserve Depot, Roma, Queensland. Captured by the 52nd Battalion AIF on the Western Front.   Regards,   Charlie   Photo par Dave Scorer Fiche détaillée : http://www.passioncompassion1418.com/Canons/AfficheCanonGET.php?IdCanonAffiche=103
17 février 2013

§§- lMW n.A. à Chillagoe - Australie

De la part de Charlie Clelland Another lMW - this one at the War Memorial, Chillagoe, Queensland. Chillagoe is about 250 km West of Cairns, quite a remote place. The lMW was captured by the 41st Battalion on 25th August 1918 at Bray, Western Front.   Fiche détaillée : http://www.passioncompassion1418.com/Canons/AfficheCanonGET.php?IdCanonAffiche=31