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WW1 18 Pounder HE

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    Hello, please can someone upload a picture of an 18pr High explosive british ww1 shell, and also tell me which number fuses they were fitted with?
    Many Thanks
    Jimbo


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    Hi Jimbo, did you miss this thread? Checkout here:

    http://warrelics.eu/forum/restoratio...nel-round.html

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi thanks for your reply Ade, yes i have looked at this one - but i was hoping to see a High Explosive shell, as this one is a shrapnel shell. Any ideas?
    Regards
    Jimbo.

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    Drop a line to Allan (Spotter) I am sure he might be able to help?

    My Grandad was a gunner in WW1 on 18 prds.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    heres a photo of an 18lb HE as we find them at work ,and a couple of line drawings ,,The commonest fuzes found on these are the no101 and no106 but others were also used
    Click to enlarge the picture Click to enlarge the picture -080a.jpg   -amm1.jpg  

    -handbook_for_the_18_pr_q.f_gun_1915_-_ammunition_extract.pdf-adobe-reader.jpg   -image001.jpg  


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