75 mm Krupp Light Field Gun sights and straps

Accession Number REL/01149.002
Collection type Technology
Object type Artillery Accessory
Place made Germany
Date made pre 1900
Conflict South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)

Sights from Boer 75 mm gun.

History / Summary

Captured from De Wet at Rensburg Drift on 27 October 1900 by the NSW Mounted Rifles when acting as advanced guard to De Lisles' forces and presented to the regiment by Lord Roberts as a mark of his appreciation of the excellent work done by the regiment in the South African War.

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