Item IHM.2020.0423 - 17th Field Regiment personnel posing at Krupp proving grounds

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17th Field Regiment personnel posing at Krupp proving grounds

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  • Continuation of title: Pete Powless is little guy in middle 4th from left

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  • 1945 (Creation)
    17th Field Regiment Royal Canadian Artillery
    Meppen (Germany)

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1 photograph: b&w; 12.5 x 18 cm

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The 17th Field Regiment included the 76th Field Battery from Indian Head and the 60th Field Battery from Aneroid which were combined into the 60th/76th Field Battery

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Six soldiers of the 17th Field Regiment pose with a large Krupp artillery gun. Sgt. Peter Powless from Indian Head is identified in the photograph. The Krupp proving grounds were at Meppen, Germany, just 70 km southeast of Winschoten, the Netherlands, where the regiment was stationed after WWII.

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