25 pounder Howitzer, Dundas Legion

25 pounder Howitzer

25 pounder Howitzer

History: The 25 pounder gun/howitzer was the standard field artillery piece for the Canadians and other Commonwealth forces in the Second World War and Korea. This Canadian built piece has the tactical signs for the 11th Field Battery, RCA which was raised in the Hamilton-Wentworth area.
The plaque was unveiled 20 Oct. 1971 by the Lt. Gov. of Ontario, Colonel the Honourable William Ross MacDonald PC, CD, QC, LLD.
The gun was dedicated on 11 Nov. 2001 to the war and peace veterans of Dundas and district.
Location: 280 King St W, Dundas, ON L9H 1W1
GPS: 43.268922, -79.966318

Historical plaque Howitzer Historical plaque
Historical plaque 25 pounder gun/howitzer Historical plaque


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