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18 pdr HE shells


squirrel

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Can anybody help put a date on when HE shells were first made available on the Western Front for the 18 pdr QF gun?

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49 Battery deployed near Aubers on 22nd October 1914 fired the first 18 pdr HE round sent to the front for trials.

John

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Thank you John; answer much appreciated.

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