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In lasting memory, after many days and much suffering by land and sea, this gun was laid here by HMS Durban, Nov. 1932, 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 277/1/27

Scope and Contents

132 x 86 mm. The memorial continues, 'Sparrow Cove has been much improved since the gun has been removed. Now it rests on Sapper Hill where it is just as useless still.'


  • Creation: 1932


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Finding aid date

2019-03-05 09:56:12+00:00

Includes index.

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