John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 83

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is load with fixed ammunition, in which the shell and

brass cartridge are combined into one as in small-arm

ammunition, the breech is closed by the breech block, which

may be screw or wedge, arranged so that it can be

opened or closed by one motion of a lever. The gun

is fired by a percussion lock contained in the

breech block.


N.B

How to note a Q. F. Gun


I The shell and Cartridge are combined (as one)

II The Cartridge case is made of brass

III The gun as no trunnions

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is load with fixed ammunition, in which the shell and

brass cartridge are combined into one as in small-arm

ammunition, the breech is closed by the breech block, which

may be screw or wedge, arranged so that it can be

opened or closed by one motion of a lever. The gun

is fired by a percussion lock contained in the

breech block.


N.B

How to note a Q. F. Gun


I The shell and Cartridge are combined (as one)

II The Cartridge case is made of brass

III The gun as no trunnions


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  • March 27, 2017 16:14:17 Cheryl Ellsworth

    is load with fixed ammunition, in which the shell and

    brass cartridge are combined into one as in small-arm

    ammunition, the breech is closed by the breech block, which

    may be screw or wedge, arranged so that it can be

    opened or closed by one motion of a lever. The gun

    is fired by a percussion lock contained in the

    breech block.


    N.B

    How to note a Q. F. Gun


    I The shell and Cartridge are combined (as one)

    II The Cartridge case is made of brass

    III The gun as no trunnions

  • February 25, 2017 21:39:27 Erin Gordon

    is load with fixed ammunition, in which the shell and

    brass cartridge are combined into one as in small-arm

    ammunition, the breech is closed by the breech block, which

    may be screw or wedge, arranged so that it can be

    opened or closed by one motion of a lever. The gun

    is fired by a percussion lock contained in the

    breech block.


    N.B

    How to note a 6. F. Gun


    I The shell and cartridge are combined (as one)

    II The cartridge case is made of brass

    III The gun as no trunnions


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    Mrs Jean Hanby
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    • Western Front

    • Artillery
    • Trench Life



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