M114 - Howitzer - Ottawa, Ontario
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane
N 45° 26.854 W 075° 39.465
18T E 448564 N 5032881
Quick Description: This M114 Howitzer is located in the National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces (Beechwood Cemetery), on St. Laurent Boulevard, in Ottawa, Ontario.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 6/12/2018 7:57:33 AM
Waymark Code: WMYG49
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member WanderingAus
Views: 10

Long Description:
Text of the plaque:

The 5.5 inch medium gun was developed by the Armament Research and Development Establishment in the late 1930's to meet a requirement for a five inch gun to fire a projectile weighing 40.824 kg (90 lb) to a maximum range of 14,630 M (47,998 ft). The gun entered production in 1941 and was first used in action in the Middle-East the following year. It served primarily with front line units of the British Army until 1978 and was phased out of service in 1980.
Location restrictions:
National Military Cemetery of the Canadian Forces - St. Laurent Boulevard Hours: Monday 8a.m.—5p.m. Tuesday 8a.m.–5p.m. Wednesday 8a.m.–5p.m. Thursday 8a.m.–5p.m. Friday 8a.m.–5p.m. Saturday 8a.m.–4p.m. Sunday 9a.m.–4p.m.

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