First World War - War in the Air

Shell 18pdr HE

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Catalogue number
  • MUN 546
Materials
  • metal
Dimensions
  • general: Diameter 77 mm
Alternative Names
  • FULL NAME: Shell 18pdr HE
  • SIMPLE NAME: projectile : British
Object Type
shell
Category
weapons and ammunition

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British First World War period 18pdr HE (high explosive) shell for use with the 18pdr QF Mk I Field Gun.

Physical description

shell British First World War 18pdr HE shell, which when filled would have weighed about 18.5lb, with about 8% bursting charge (by weight).

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