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12 Pounder BL

The Canadian Artillery used the 12 Pounder Rifled Breech Loading Gun (12 Pounder RBL) during the Boer War (1899-1902). The 12 Pounder RBL was in Canadian service from 1897-1911, replacing the 9 Pounder RML.  The 12 Pounder RBL was breech-loading and an improvement from the older muzzle-loading models.  The 12 Pounder included a one-piece, rifled …

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