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Old 18-02-18, 21:02
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These pictures are of the funeral of Major GM Findlay CD of the PPCLI stationed at Fort MacLeod during May 1965.

He was killed in a traffic accident. Can anyone shed any light on the use of a Land Rover as a tractor for the 25 Pounder please?

His grave is here http://www.veterans.gc.ca/eng/rememb...ves/details/36
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CF funeral land rover 02.jpg   CF funeral land rover 01.jpg   CF funeral land rover 03.jpg   CF funeral land rover 04.jpg  
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Is it possible that the 25pdr and the Landrover were borrowed from the British Army for the event?

The funeral tray on the gun looks slightly different than the types I have seen here from Canadian service.
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Rob I am thinking both the gun and Land Rover were a pair for the funeral, your notes on the tray reinforce that.
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