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Arming the Forces

 This section contains information about the many different types of armaments used in Queensland.

 

Arming the Forces

During the four decades in which it controlled matters of defence, the Queensland Government provided its volunteer, militia and permanent soldiers and sailors with the tools to defend the colony. The weapons were rarely of the latest pattern, were occasionally obsolete before issue, yet in most cases served their purpose.

 

Papers

A detailed view of certain arms used by the Colony

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The Martini-Enfield carbine

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Naval guns in Alexandra Park, Bundaberg

2 barrel 1inch Nordenfelt iii - Maryboro

Naval guns in Queens Park, Maryborough