Emmaville Field Gun

Description

Following the First World War, various towns throughout Australia were allotted a German war trophy. This Krupp Field Gun was gifted to Australia by the French Government, and then transferred to Emmaville on 28 June 1922. It is located in the small park opposite the Emmaville War Memorial.

Inscription

Plaque

77mm M1916 Krupp Field Gun
Captured German War Trophy
Gifted to Australia by the French Government
Allotted to Emmaville 28 June 1922

Address
Post Office Street
Emmaville NSW 2371
Local Government Area
  • Glen Innes Severn Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • War trophy
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
1922
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0][value]; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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