FIELD GUNS

 
18 Pounder QF Side view Hobbs Artillery Park
18 Pounder QF Showing breech Hobbs Artillery Park
18 Pounder QF Limber Hobbs Artillery Park
     
12 Pounder BL Field Gun   Hobbs Artillery Park
25 Pounder QF Gun Howitzer Mk 2 on Carriage Mk 2   Hobbs Artillery Park

Short 25 Pounder Gun Howitzer MARK 1 on Carriage Light (Aust) Mk1

  Hobbs Artillery Park

25  Pounder QF Gun Howitzer Mk 4 on Carriage Mk 3

  Hobbs Artillery Park
105 MM L5 Pack Howitzer 105mm L10A1
on Carriage 105mm L3A1
  Hobbs Artillery Park
4.5 Inch QF Howitzer Mk 1 on Carriage 4.5 Inch Mk 1   Hobbs Artillery Park
     
     
25 Pounder QF Field Gun Firing 3 Fd Regt RAA 1972
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Anti-Tank Firing 7 Fd Bty  RAA 1973
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Salute Kings Park(Photo J.Murray) 7 Fd Bty  RAA 1976
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Leeuwin Barracks 1999
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Front view in travelling position Army Museum, Fremantle
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Rear view Army Museum, Fremantle
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Firing Position Recruiting Display 1970's
L5 105mm Pack Howitzer Anti Tank Position Recruiting Display 1970's
M2A2 105mm Howitzer  (Photo J.Murray) 7 Fd Bty @ Holdsworthy 1976
M2A2 105mm Howitzer (Photo J.Murray) 7 Fd Bty @ Holdsworthy 1976
M2A2 105mm Howitzer Salute  Kings Park 1970's
M2A2 105mm Howitzer Firing at Lancelin 7 Fd Bty  RAA 1978
5.5" Medium Gun Army Museum, Fremantle
5.5" Medium Gun Army Museum, Fremantle
40mm Bofors AA Gun Army Museum, Fremantle
MEMORIAL GUNS
PERTH
KINGS PARK South African War Memorial 75 mm Krupp Field Gun
Queen Victoria Memorial  6 Pounder SB Gun
Queen Victoria Memorial 9 Pounder SB Gun
Tobruk Memorial 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
Gazebo (now moved to HMAS Stirling) 7 inch RML Mk1 Gun
NEDLANDS Intersection of Birdwood Parade and Bruce Street(photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
     
GUILDFORD Outside St Matthews Church 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
Restored by RAAHS 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
Re-Dedicated Nov 2001 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
This is location of the Annual Gunner's Day Service and Parade, in November. See RAA Association website for details
SOUTH PERTH Sth Perth RSL Angelo St - 2013 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Cnr Laboucher Rd,& Angelo St SW corner of Zoo 170mm Trench Mortar Minenwerfer
     
GARDEN ISLAND HMAS Stirling Naval Base (photo Paul Williams) 7 inch RML Mk1 Gun
  HMAS Stirling Naval Base (photo Paul Williams) 7 inch RML Mk1 Gun
     
ROCKINGHAM War Memorial (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
     
COUNTRY    
  Boulder 75mm Krupp Field Gun
  Brookton (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Bullaring (photo Gary Martin) Locally made sculpture
  Corrigin  (photo Gary Martin) Krupp 75mm Turkish Mountain Gun
  Dardanup Heritage Park (Bunbury RSL) (photo Gerry Tyrell) 15 Pounder BL barrel only
  Dardanup Heritage Park (Bunbury RSL) (photo Gerry Tyrell) 170mm Minenwerfer
Denmark  W.A. (Photo P.Berridge) 6 Pounder Anti -Tank Gun (Rear)
  Denmark  W.A. (Photo P.Berridge) 6 Pounder Anti-Tank Gun (Front)
  Donnybrook (photo Gary Martin)

German WW1 170mm TRENCH MORTAR

Dumbleyung (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Exmouth (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Geraldton - Side view - travelling position L5 105mm Pack Howitzer
  Geraldton - at RSL with HMAS Sydney memorial in background L5 105mm Pack Howitzer
  Kalbarri (photo Gary Martin) Naval 40 mm Bofors
  Kirup (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Koorda Skoda 75mm Mountain Gun,Serial No.1975
  Merredin (photo Gary Martin) 6 Inch 26cwt Howitzer
  Moora (rear view) 75mm Krupp Field Gun (Turkish)
  Moora (front view) 75mm Krupp Field Gun (Turkish)
  Narrogin (side) 12 Pounder RML
  Narrogin (rear) 12 Pounder RML
  Narrogin (front) 75mm Krupp Field Gun (German)
  Narrogin (rear) 75mm Krupp Field Gun (German)
Narrogin 7.58cm Minenwerfer (German Trench Mortar)
  Pemberton L5 105mm Pack Howitzer
  Port Hedland (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
  Tom Price (photo Gary Martin) 25 Pounder QF Field Gun
     
     
 
 
GARRISON GUNS
ALBANY FORTS  - Aerial photograph - DOLA
 
Armstrong 6 inch BL Plantagenet Battery
Armstrong 6 inch  BL Princess Royal Battery
6 inch QFC Mk VII Princess Royal Battery
FREMANTLE
FREMANTLE BATTERY

Fort Arthur - Dismantled - Image looking west from 1900s

Fort Arthur - Dismantled - Image looking east from 1900s

Fort Arthur - Remains of the gun mount in the ocean at Arthur Head - 2006

 

LEIGHTON BATTERY

Restored and maintained by

Royal Australian Artillery Historical Society

3.7 inch Anti Aircraft Gun
6 inch QFC Mk XI

ROTTNEST ISLAND

OLIVER HILL BATTERY
H1 GUN 9.2 inch Mk 10 on Mk 7 Mounting
Outside showing turret and barrel
Inside of turret showing breech mechanism

Inside of turret

Below turret, inside of loading bay showing ammunition lift

H2 GUN 9.2 inch Mk 10 on Mk 7 Mounting
View of turret with Rottnest Lighthouse in background

BICKLEY BATTERY
6 inch BL Mk XI-Originally located at Bickley Battery, now at Kingstown Barracks, Rottnest
Gun position - mountings still accessible, but in bad state of repair.
 

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If you have any information or photos of other "Guns in Western Australia" that you would like me to add to this list, please contact me and I will see what we can do to complete this list.

John O'Brien
obees@upnaway.com
22 Aug 2010