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Kedgwick in Restigouche County, New Brunswick — The Canadian Atlantic
 

M114 155mm Howitzer

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., August 17, 2018
1. M114 155mm Howitzer Marker
Inscription.  

Ce canon a été en service dans les jungles de Burma, tout près de l'Australie et l'Afrique du Nord. Il termina son service en 1996 pour retourner au Canada, par la suite fut donné à la localité de Kedgwick en l'honneur de tout les Vétérans des environs.

Merci au Ministère de la défense.

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This canon [sic cannon] served in the jungle of Burma near Australia and North Africa. It then ended service in 1996 to return to Canada and be given to the Kedgwick locality in honor of all the Veterans of the surrounding area.

Thank You! to the Ministery [sic] of Defence.

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Histoire de service et de production/Service and production history

Conçu/Designed - 1939-1941
Produit/Produced - 1941
En/In service - 1942
Nombre construit/Number built - 6000+

Spécification/Specifications
[non transcrit/not transcribed]
 
Location.

M114 155mm Howitzer and Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 17, 2018
2. M114 155mm Howitzer and Marker
47° 38.763′ N, 67° 21.54′ W. Marker is in Kedgwick, New Brunswick, in Restigouche County. Marker is on rue Notre Dame (New Brunswick Route 17) just west of rue Saint Jean, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 196 rue Notre Dame, Kedgwick, New Brunswick E8B 0A4, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (approx. 15.2 kilometers away); Saint-Quentin Hommage militaire / Military Tribute (approx. 15.2 kilometers away); Le monument aux fondateurs / The Founders Monument (approx. 15.2 kilometers away); La croix et le coq du clocher / The Steeple Cross and Rooster Vane (approx. 15.2 kilometers away).
 
Also see . . .
1. The M114 155mm Howitzer. (Submitted on October 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. M114 155mm Towed Howitzer on YouTube. (Submitted on October 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 53 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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