Artillery Shooting Match, 1899

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Submitted by Christine Gorman

From the Daily Examiner, July 27, 1899.

The Score Made by No. 2. Co., C. A. at the Range Yesterday.

No. 2 Co. 4th C. A., shot their annual target practice yesterday at Kensington Range. The firing took place in a pouring rain, so that the scores were lower than usual.

Sgt. Major Sprague and Gunner Gill tied for the Challenge Cup, and on firing off, the Sergt.

Major came out ahead. Following are the leading scores:-----

S. Major Sprague, 62

Gr. F. Gill, 62

Corp. Moore, 55

Gr. George McLean, 54

Lt. Richards, 53

Sgt. Darke, 50

Sgt. Kennedy, 50

Gr. Muncey, 50

Corp. Campbell, 49

Pr. Pigot, 48

Gr. Webster, 40

Pr. Otway, 39

Gr. W. McLeod, 35

Gr. Mullins, 32

Pr. Dawson, 30

Corp. Gaudet, 29

Gr. R. Flood., 29


37 men shot in the match which was fired with the obsolete Martini Henri rifle still in the hands of our artillery.

The thanks of the company are due to the following gentlemen for prizes contributed:--

Lt. Col. Longworth, $4

Lt. Col. Moore, $2.50

Surg. Major Jenkins, $2.50

Major Morson, $ 2

Lt. Richards, $2

Capt Hodgson, $1

Lieut. Davison, $1

Geo. Mutch, $1

Joseph Merry, $ 1

Sgt. Maj. Warburton, $1

Reardon Bros, $1

Joseph Stanley, $1

P. S. Brown, $1

Owen Trainer, $1

Dr. Ayers, $1

Harry Connolly, 504

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