York, 77-mm gun

Conflict: First World War
Gun Serial Number: 5948
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Category: gun
Subcategory: Gun
Model: 77-mm gun
Calibre: 77.0mm (3.03")
Capture Location: Villers-Bret.
Capture By: 28 Bn
Capture Date: 12/08/1918
Gun Manufacture Date: 01/01/1916
Gun Manufacturer: Fried Krupp, Essen
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Original Allocation: York
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Extant: yes
Condition: good, covered, restored, secured
Condition Assessment Date: 18/07/2017
Condition description: Restored 2017. Replica wheels fitted
Notes: . Accompanying image was taken during the display of captured German weapons and artillery at Horse Guards Parade, London 3rd November 1915. This date, and the shield inscription details do no accord with those recorded by AWRS.


Included in the 1918 Mall exhibition. AWM16 4386/1/70 - [Australian War Records Section registry files and register of file titles:] Exhibition of Australian guns in the Mall.