|Artillery preserved in Canada 5: Ontario, Kenora, Keswick, Kettleby, Kincardine, Kingsville, and Kitchener
Artillery preserved in the Province of Ontario, Kenora, Keswick, Kettleby, Kincardine, Kingsville, and Kitchener
Data current to 14 April 2019.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
Note: Back in the day, artillery in Canada was referred to by its radio call sign "Sheldrake". It is now referred to by its "Golf" call sign. (Acorn sends)
Kenora, 116th Independent Field Artillery Battery
The 116th Independent Field Battery, Royal Canadian is a Primary Reserve Royal Canadian Artillery (RCA) independent artillery battery based in Kenora, Ontario, which forms part of the Land Force Western Area's 38 Canadian Brigade Group. The Battery parades at the Kenora Armoury, 800-11th Avenue North, Kenora, Ontario.
(Bob Moloughey Photos)
155-mm C1 (M1A2) Medium Howitzer on M1A2 Carriage, aka M114, manufactured at Sorel Industries Limited in Quebec, Queen Elizabeth II cypher, 1956, CDN 179. Kenora Armouries.
Personnel of the 16th Field Company, Royal Canadian Engineers (RCE), arming a Universal Carrier which has been modified to carry fifteen PIAT anti-tank weapons fired by a single trigger, Nijmegen, Netherlands, 14 December 1944. (Library and Archives Canada Photo, MIKAN No. 3262646)
Universal Carrier. Kenora Armouries.
Georgina Military Museum, 26061 Woodbine Avenue, RR # 2.
105-mm C1A1 M2A2 Howitzer, CDN 50, Reg. No. 13561 (on plate), Rock Island Arsenal.
(Tim Laye Photos)
German First World War 7.58-cm leichtes Minenwerfer neuer Art (7.58-cm leMW), (Serial Nr. 13278), no data. This trench mortar is located beside the War Memorial at the entrance to Kettleby Cemetery on Kettleby Road.
Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight TBC, (WCo) (Walker & Company) on left trunnion, Serial No. TBC on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a concrete stand, No. 1 of 2.
Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight, maker and Serial No. unknown, mounted on a concrete stand, No. 2 of 2.
Ordnance QF 40-mm Bofors Anti-Aircraft Gun, on display in a park at 145 Division Street South.
The page for artillery preserved in Ontario has grown too large to download quickly, therefore the guns on display Kingston are listed on a separate web page on this website.
Blomefield Cast Iron 24-pounder 50-cwt Smoothbore Muzzleloading Gun, weight TBC, (Serial No. TBC, CARRON, year TBC) on left trunnion, (24P) on right trunnion, King George III cypher, broad arrow mark, mounted on a brick and concrete stand in Victoria Park.