John Breed, Diary and Training diary, item 131

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(Supplied when specially ordered)

18 Pr. Star Shell Mk I

     The complete round consists of a

cartridge case with, percussion primer, charge, paper/cyclinder

star shell and fuze

     Weight of complete Round        13 lb 10 ¼ oz

           "       "  Cartridge & Primer     2        15

    Nature of Cordite MD                              4 ½

     Fuell charge                                              8

     Weight of Bursting Charge                     3 ¼ drs

           "       "  Shell & Fuze                  10      3 oz

     Fuze Tine 15 Seconds No 25


The No1 Mark I* or II percussion primer will be used with

this ammunition

The charge consists of 8oz of cordite MD suze 4 ¼ in a

circular bundle, recessed at one end to fit over the boss inside

the cash and to permit of the insertion on the percussion primer

It is held in position in the case by the perforated paper

cylinder with two perforated discs at each end, an unperforated

disc being also secured to the end that comes in contact

with the cordite charge

The star shell has a steel body recessed in the base

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(Supplied when specially ordered)

18 Pr. Star Shell Mk I

     The complete round consists of a

cartridge case with, percussion primer, charge, paper/cyclinder

star shell and fuze

     Weight of complete Round        13 lb 10 ¼ oz

           "       "  Cartridge & Primer     2        15

    Nature of Cordite MD                              4 ½

     Fuell charge                                              8

     Weight of Bursting Charge                     3 ¼ drs

           "       "  Shell & Fuze                  10      3 oz

     Fuze Tine 15 Seconds No 25


The No1 Mark I* or II percussion primer will be used with

this ammunition

The charge consists of 8oz of cordite MD suze 4 ¼ in a

circular bundle, recessed at one end to fit over the boss inside

the cash and to permit of the insertion on the percussion primer

It is held in position in the case by the perforated paper

cylinder with two perforated discs at each end, an unperforated

disc being also secured to the end that comes in contact

with the cordite charge

The star shell has a steel body recessed in the base


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  • March 30, 2017 04:19:19 Cheryl Ellsworth

    (Supplied when specially ordered)

    18 Pr. Star Shell Mk I

         The complete round consists of a

    cartridge case with, percussion primer, charge, paper/cyclinder

    star shell and fuze

         Weight of complete Round        13 lb 10 ¼ oz

               "       "  Cartridge & Primer     2        15

        Nature of Cordite MD                              4 ½

         Fuell charge                                              8

         Weight of Bursting Charge                     3 ¼ drs

               "       "  Shell & Fuze                  10      3 oz

         Fuze Tine 15 Seconds No 25


    The No1 Mark I* or II percussion primer will be used with

    this ammunition

    The charge consists of 8oz of cordite MD suze 4 ¼ in a

    circular bundle, recessed at one end to fit over the boss inside

    the cash and to permit of the insertion on the percussion primer

    It is held in position in the case by the perforated paper

    cylinder with two perforated discs at each end, an unperforated

    disc being also secured to the end that comes in contact

    with the cordite charge

    The star shell has a steel body recessed in the base

  • March 30, 2017 04:19:10 Cheryl Ellsworth

    (Supplied when specially ordered)

    18 Pr. Star Shell Mk I

         The complete round consists of a

    cartridge case with, percussion primer, charge, paper/cyclinder

    star shell and fuze

         Weight of complete Round        13 lb 10 ¼ oz

               "       "  Cartridge & Primer     2        15

        Nature of Cordite MD                              4 ½

         Fuell charge                                               8

         Weight of Bursting Charge                     3 ¼ drs

               "       "  Shell & Fuze                  10      3 oz

         Fuze Tine 15 Seconds No 25


    The No1 Mark I* or II percussion primer will be used with

    this ammunition

    The charge consists of 8oz of cordite MD suze 4 ¼ in a

    circular bundle, recessed at one end to fit over the boss inside

    the cash and to permit of the insertion on the percussion primer

    It is held in position in the case by the perforated paper

    cylinder with two perforated discs at each end, an unperforated

    disc being also secured to the end that comes in contact

    with the cordite charge

    The star shell has a steel body recessed in the base


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