3 inch Mortar Barrel

Accession Number REL/19623.001
Collection type Technology
Object type Artillery
Physical description Paint, Steel
Place made United Kingdom: England
Date made c 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945

3 inch mortar barrel. Muzzle loading, smoothbore mortar barrel made from ordnance steel. The barrel has the base plate stud attached to the breach. The barrel is painted olive drab. Markings - L9306.

History / Summary

The 3 inch mortar was used by the British and Australian Army during the Second World War and Korea.

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