Boolaroo - 25 cm sMW

Conflict: First World War
Gun Serial Number: 1480
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Category: mortar
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Model: 25 cm sMW
Calibre: 250.0mm (9.84")
Capture Location: Warfusee – Framerville , France
Capture By: 17th Infantry Battalion, A.I.F.
Capture Date: 10/08/1918
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Gun Manufacturer: Rheinische Metallwaren- und Maschinenfabrik AG
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Original Allocation: Boolaroo, N.S.W.
Current Location: Speers Point Park War Memorial
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Extant: yes
Condition: degraded, uncovered, unrestored, unsecured
Condition Assessment Date: 13/10/2018
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Notes: Location: -32.962717 151.618233

https://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw.gov.au/content/speers-point-park-war-memorial

http://www.waymarking.com/waymarks/WMYPDK_Men_Women_WW2_Speers_Point_NSW_Australia

https://history.lakemac.com.au/images/dynamic/history/lh-406208.pdf

https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=showmedia&narid=0&cat=Photograph&objid=2659

https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=showmedia&narid=0&cat=Photograph&objid=4087

A field gun was also displayed alongside this mortar, at least until the 1950s (https://history.lakemac.com.au/page-local-history.aspx?pid=1085&vid=20&tmpt=showmedia&narid=0&cat=Photograph&objid=24830)