Gladstone - sFH 13

Conflict: First World War
Gun Serial Number: 2594
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Category: gun
Subcategory: Howitzer
Model: sFH 13
Calibre: 150.0mm (5.91")
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Gun Manufacture Date: 01/01/1917
Gun Manufacturer: Fried Krupp
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Original Allocation: Gladstone, Queensland
Current Location: Army Reserve Depot, 11 Palm Drive, Gladstone, Queensland
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Extant: yes
Condition: degraded, uncovered, unrestored, secured
Condition Assessment Date: 09/10/2020
Condition description: Steel agricultural wheels. Matching breech block. No evidence of carriage number. Stored within Army Reserve compound. Carriage metal is heavily corroded due to corrosive atmosphere, having been amateurishly replaced at some earlier stage.

Location: -23.843935, 151.242194

It was taken from Auckland hill and was in front of the Thissle Pipe band building in Dawson road then to the Gladstone Speciol school (Rosella), before subsequently relocating outside the Army Reserve Buildings on the corner of Palm Drive and McCabe Street