Military History Books
by Harold A. Skaarup   www.SilverHawkAuthor.com   
 
Artillery (6) Québec, Kahnawake, Saint-Félix-de-Kingsey, Labelle, Lac Megantic, Lachute, Laval, Lennoxville, L’Islet-sur-Mer and Longueil

Artillerie préservée au Québec,

Artillery preserved in Québec,

Kahnawake, Labelle, Lac Megantic, Lachute, Laval, Lennoxville, L’Islet-sur-Mer, Longueil

Data current to 13 May 2020.

The aim of this website is to locate, identify and document every historical piece of artillery preserved in Canada.  Many contributors have assisted in the hunt for these guns to provide and update the data found on these web pages.  Photos are by the author unless otherwise credited.  Any errors found here are by the author, and any additions, corrections or amendments to this list of Guns and Artillery in Canada would be most welcome and may be e-mailed to the author at hskaarup@rogers.com.

For all official data concerning the Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery, please click on the link to their website:

Royal Regiment of Canadian Artillery Website

Une traduction au français pour l'information technique présente serait grandement apprécié. Vos corrections, changements et suggestions sont les bienvenus, et peuvent être envoyés au hskaarup@rogers.com

Canadian field batteries were combined to form the Royal CanadiaField Artillery (RCFA), which in 1905 became the Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA).  The garrison companies would become the Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery (RCGA).

Les batteries de campagne seront amalgamées plus tard au sein de la Royal Canadian Field Artillery (RCFA) qui, en 1905, deviendra la Royal Canadian Horse Artillery (RCHA): pour leur part, les compagnies de garnison donneront la Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery (RCGA).

Quebec

Kahnawake

155-mm M109 Self-Propelled Howitzer, Royal Canadian Legion, Legion Rd and River Rd.

 (Weathervane Photo)

German First World War 7.58-cm leMW n.A. (Serial Nr. unknown).  Likely captured ca 1918 by a Battalion of an Infantry Brigade within a Canadian Division of the Canadian Expeditionary Force CEF, in France.  This trench mortar is mounted on top of the cenotaph.

 

Knowlton, Brome County Historical Society Museum (BCHSM), 120 Lakeside.  Artillery preserved in the BCHSM is listed on a separate page on this web site.

Labelle

 (poildecarot Photos)

 (Benoit Thibeault Photos)

American 90-mm M1A1 AA Gun, Labelle Park/rest area along Hwy 117.

Lac Megantic

German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 96 neuer Art (7.7-cm FK 96 n.A.), (Serial Nr. 6502), no data.  Likely captured ca 1918 by a Battalion of an Infantry Brigade within a Canadian Division of the Canadian Expeditionary Force CEF, in France.  This gun stands in a park facing the lake.

Probable German Second World War 2-cm Flakvierling 38 AA gun barrel on top of a cairn at the Lac Megantic Legion at 3458 Rue Milette.

Lachute

 (Streetview Photo)

German First World War 7.58-cm leMW n.A. (Serial Nr. 46643).  Likely captured ca 1918 by a Battalion of an Infantry Brigade, 2nd Canadian Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), in France.  This guns stands in front of Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 70, 634 Rue Lafleur.

 (Streetview Photo)

German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 16 (7.7-cm FK 16), (Serial Nr. unknown).  Likely captured ca 1918 by a Battalion of an Infantry Brigade of a Canadian Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), in France.  No. 1 of 2. 

German First World War 7.7-cm Feldkanone 16 (7.7-cm FK 16), (Serial Nr. unknown).  Likely captured ca 1918 by a Battalion of an Infantry Brigade of a Canadian Division, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), in France.  No. 2 of 2.

Lacolle

 (Jean Dube Photos)

Cast Iron possible 3-pounder Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight, maker and Serial No. unknown, mounted on a concrete stand.  It is located next to the Odelltown United Church, 243, route 221.  The plaque behind the gun at Odelltown reads in part: THIS GUN CAPTURED AT THE BATTLE OF ODELLTOWN AND PRESENTED BY THE GOVERNOR GENERAL TO COLONEL EDWARD MARCH WAS DONATED BY HIS GRANDCHILDREN IN 1924 TO THE DOMINION OF CANADA.  From this, and the description of the battle, it is likely that this gun was brought from the USA by the rebels for their attack.  (More details are required to determine its original origin).

 (Jean Dube Photo)

Cast Iron 12-pounder 6-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight, maker and Serial No. unknown, mounted on a wood carriage.  This gun was found in the Richelieu River in 1961 and given to the city to commemorate the War of 1812.

Laval

 (Author Photos)

17-pounder QF Towed Anti-Tank Gun, Laval West, Royal Canadian Legion, Branch No. 216, 861 Ste-Rose Blvd.  The RCA held 138 of these guns.

Lennoxville

American 75-mm QF M1A1 Pack Howitzer on an M8 Carriage, located beside the Cenotaph, 105 Queen St.  Intersection of Queen St and Samuel-Gratham St.

Lévis.  artillery preserved in the Fort and armoury in the City of Lévis is listed on a separate page on this web site.

L’Islet-sur-Mer, Musée Maritime du Québec, 55 Pionniers Rue E.

Cast Iron 32-pounder 17-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Carronade with a Blomefield pattern breeching ring, weight 17-0-12 (1,916 lbs), mounted on a cement carriage.  A cannonball is cemented in the mouth of the gun.  No. 1.  (Author Photo)

Cast Iron 32-pounder 17-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Carronade with a Blomefield pattern breeching ring, weight numbers heavily corroded, possibly 17-x-x (>1,900 lbs), mounted on a cement carriage.  A cannonball is cemented in the mouth of the gun, No. 2. (Author Photo)

Longueuil

 (Slyyy Photos)

American 90-mm M1A1 AA Gun, city park.