British 25 Pounder Field Gun, 1943

British 25 Pounder Field Gun, 1943 (HM27PW)

Location: London, England EC3N 4DR Greater London
Country: United Kingdom

N 51° 30.51', W 0° 4.529'

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Introduced in 1939, the 25 Pounder was the most numerous and famous British artillery gun of the Second World War. A 25 Pounder last fired on active service with the Special Air Service at Mirbat, Oman in 1972. The example displayed here was a saluting gun used at the Tower of London until 2001. It was in service with the Honourable Artillery Company, whose emblem appears on the shield. The motto 'Arma Pacis Fulcra' translates as 'Armed Strength for Peace'.
HM NumberHM27PW
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Date Added Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 7:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)30U E 702941 N 5710429
Decimal Degrees51.50850000, -0.07548333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 51° 30.51', W 0° 4.529'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds51° 30' 30.6" N, 0° 4' 31.74" W
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Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 35 Tower Hill, London England EC3N 4DR, GB
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