Royal Garrison Artillery

Easter Road

Coastal Gun  -  Is this on the island of Inchkeith?

No!  They are at Tynemouth

See 'Reply 1' below

Royal Garrison Artillery, Easter Road  -  with Coastal Gun possibly at Inchkeith

  Reproduced with acknowledgement to Ian C Purves, Waterdown, Ontario, Canada

 

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   Royal Garrison Artillery, Easter Road  -  with Coastal Gun possibly at Inchkeith

 

Royal Garrison Artillery

Thank you to George Robinson for allowing me to reproduce this photo .

George, whose father was in the Royal Garrison Artillery, wrote:

Coastal Gun

"This photo with some of the members of the Easter Road Royal Garrison Artillery and a coastal gun was possibly taken on Inchkeith.  What do you think?"

Ian Robinson:  October 18, 2011

On Parade

Please click on the thumbnail image below to see another photo sent to me by George Robinson, this one with his father as one of the soldiers on parade, possibly on Inchkeith:

Royal Garrison Artillery, Easter Road -  On Parade at Inchkeith

Reply

1.

George Robinson

Fountainbridge, Edinburgh

Thank you to George Robinson, for sending me more information about the photos below.

Photo 1

    Royal Garrison Artillery, Easter Road -  On Parade at Inchkeith

Photo 2

   Royal Garrison Artillery, Easter Road  -  with Coastal Gun possibly at Inchkeith

George received the information in a recent telephone call from John Bodsworth who writes books on military uniforms.

George wrote:

Tynemouth

"Both these photos above were taken at Tynemouth.

-  Photo 1:  Tynemouth Priory can be seen in the background.

-  Photo 2:  The gun is a 9.2 inch coastal gun.

The Regiment

The regiment's designation is:

4th Heavy Brigade 161 and 162 

Heavy Battery H.Q.

Easter Road"

George Robinson, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh:  November 7, 2011

 

Island of Inchkeith

Firth of Forth

Military Groups

 

 

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