WWI East Riding RGA Protecting New Waltham Wireless Station

Author: Unknown
Date: A September 2018 scan of an original WWI photograph

Members of No. 2 Coy of the East Riding RGA with an anti-aircraft gun providing protection for New Waltham Naval Wireless Station.

The East Riding Royal Garrison Artillery was a part-time unit of the Royal Artillery based at Hull. It provided coastal defence artillery along the Humber Estuary (Yorkshire and Lincolnshire).

Does anyone know what type of anti-aircraft gun this is?

One of three photo postcards sent by Ben Lloyd in 1915 to his wife, Maud, who was living at 4, Bates Terrace, West Parade, Hull.

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