90mm Anti-aircraft Gun - Sangudo, Alberta
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wildwoodke
N 53° 53.373 W 114° 54.248
11U E 637737 N 5973268
Quick Description: This gun is part of a memorial to the men and women of the Canadian armed forces. The display is set up in the town of Sangudo, Alberta.
Location: Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 12/12/2009 8:10:59 AM
Waymark Code: WM7W8H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 5

Long Description:
This anti-aricraft gun is on display at the Sangudo Cenotaph.

"The Sangudo Cenotaph was constructed in 1967 in memory of The Canadian Armed Forces who lost their lives in defense of their Country.

The Cenotaph was constructed of cement and stuccoed with a metal cross located on the top of the Cenotaph. In September, 1990, the Cenotaph was refaced using quartizite and tinole stone. The corners, base, and cross were reinforced with cement.

The 90MM anti-aircraft gun was obtained in 1967 from the west coast. The gun was mounted on a cement base.

Wreaths are layed by the Cenotaph each November 11th.

The inscription on the Cenotaph reads:

Royal Canadian Legion
Sangudo Branch No. 123
In Memory of
the Men and Women
the Canadian Armed Forces
who gave their lives
in defense of their Country
At the going down of the sun and in
the morning we will remember them "

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What type of artillery is this?: 90 mm Anti-aircraft

Where is this artillery located?: Park

What military of the world used this device?: Canadian

Date artillery was placed on display: 11/11/1967

Parking location to view this Waymark: N 53° 53.376 W 114° 54.246

Cost?: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Artillery is no longer operational: yes

Still may work: no

Are there any geocaches at this location?:

Date artillery was in use: Not listed

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