25-Pounder Mark II gun of Sergeant Pearse of 1st Battery, A Troop, Australian 2/1st Field Artillery Regiment bombarding Bardia, Libya, 29 Dec 1940C8 prime mover with limber and 25-pdr field gun, Scotland, United Kingdom, 20 Mar 1941C8 and 25-pdr field gun crossing a pontoon bridge near Slaght Bridge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 26 Jun 194225-pounder gun of Australian 2/8th Field Regiment near El Alamein, Egypt, 12 Jul 1942
25-Pounder Mark II gun of Sergeant Pearse of 1st Battery, A Troop, Australian 2/1st Field Artillery Regiment bombarding Bardia, Libya, 29 Dec 1940C8 prime mover with limber and 25-pdr field gun, Scotland, United Kingdom, 20 Mar 1941C8 and 25-pdr field gun crossing a pontoon bridge near Slaght Bridge, County Antrim, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, 26 Jun 194225-pounder gun of Australian 2/8th Field Regiment near El Alamein, Egypt, 12 Jul 1942
Canadian-built Chevrolet CGT and 25-pdr field gun of 51st Highland Division, Militello, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jul 1943Gun crew using the onboard winch in their Canadian Chevrolet CMP 8440CGT Field Artillery Tractor to pull their QF 25-pounder howitzer up a hill, date and location unknown.QF 25-pounder howitzer crew readying their gun, date and location unknown. Note the gunís pedestal floor plate, the ammunition packed in the limber, and the CMP Field Artillery Tractor.Australian crew of a Baby 25 pr field gun in Markham Valley, New Guinea, 28 Aug 1944; they were Sergeant J. O. Kennedy, gunner J. L. Kirby, and gunner T. M. Naughtin
Canadian-built Chevrolet CGT and 25-pdr field gun of 51st Highland Division, Militello, Sicily, Italy, 15 Jul 1943Gun crew using the onboard winch in their Canadian Chevrolet CMP 8440CGT Field Artillery Tractor to pull their QF 25-pounder howitzer up a hill, date and location unknown.QF 25-pounder howitzer crew readying their gun, date and location unknown. Note the gunís pedestal floor plate, the ammunition packed in the limber, and the CMP Field Artillery Tractor.Australian crew of a Baby 25 pr field gun in Markham Valley, New Guinea, 28 Aug 1944; they were Sergeant J. O. Kennedy, gunner J. L. Kirby, and gunner T. M. Naughtin
Three Canadian Chevrolet CMP 8440CGT Field Artillery Tractors pulling QF 25-pounder howitzers with limbers, probably in the South of France, late 1944.25-pdrs guns of 430th Battery of the British 55th Field Regiment supporting British Guards Armoured Division in the bridgehead over the Meuse-Escaut Canal, Hechtel, Belgium, 16 Sep 1944, photo 1 of 225-pdrs guns of 430th Battery of the British 55th Field Regiment supporting British Guards Armoured Division in the bridgehead over the Meuse-Escaut Canal, Hechtel, Belgium, 16 Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2Canadian Chevrolet CMP Field Artillery Tractor pulling a QF 25-pounder howitzer with limber after landing in the South of France, Sep-Oct 1944. Note LST-551 among other LSTs.
Three Canadian Chevrolet CMP 8440CGT Field Artillery Tractors pulling QF 25-pounder howitzers with limbers, probably in the South of France, late 1944.25-pdrs guns of 430th Battery of the British 55th Field Regiment supporting British Guards Armoured Division in the bridgehead over the Meuse-Escaut Canal, Hechtel, Belgium, 16 Sep 1944, photo 1 of 225-pdrs guns of 430th Battery of the British 55th Field Regiment supporting British Guards Armoured Division in the bridgehead over the Meuse-Escaut Canal, Hechtel, Belgium, 16 Sep 1944, photo 2 of 2Canadian Chevrolet CMP Field Artillery Tractor pulling a QF 25-pounder howitzer with limber after landing in the South of France, Sep-Oct 1944. Note LST-551 among other LSTs.
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