Guns & Gunners

The Guns

There will be two French 75mm field guns, one of which will be fired by French Artillery Veterans to represent France, the other will be fired by First Belgian Field Battery to represent Belgium.

There will be five 13 pdrs, a team from Battle Proms Concerts representing Wales, a team from the Honourable Artillery Company representing the City of London, a team from New Zealand and the Royal Horse Artillery will be bringing their 13pdr from 'E' Battery.                                                                                                                            







Training the horses to draw the gun and limber

Seven 18pdrs will be fired. The RAAHC will represent Australia, a team from Royal Artillery Association, Scotland, the Royal Artillery Garrison team will represent England, the Royal Artillery Historical Society team
and Major Ret'd John Butler's team will represent the Honourable Artillery Company.
The Worshipful Company of Gunmakers will represent the City of London, and the National Museum of Ireland will represent Ireland. A gun team from Northern Ireland will represent the 36th Ulster Division.

One 4.5 How will be fired by the 1st Regiment Royal Canadian Horse Artillery to represent Canada.

A further 13pdr mounted on a Pierce Arrow lorry which belongs to Norman Grundon will form part of the Drum Head Service.

Click Here to see a 13pdr QF in action