Uxbridge History November 9, 2022

Uxbridge’s Military Cannon

Uxbridge’s Military Cannon

Military Cannon in Veterans Memorial Park

Located in Veterans Memorial Park on the shores of Elgin Pond.

The cannon sits on display near the old location of the beach, swimming area and docks of Elgin Pond where during the 50s, 60s & 70s it was a favourite spot for swimmers to hang their towels or lay on while drying off after a swim in the spring-fed water.


History of the Cannon

According to Military History Books by Harold A. Skaarup this cannon is a German First World War 15-cm schwere Feldhaubitze 1902 (15-cm sFH 02), (Serial Nr. 911), Fried Krupp