and Home Front 

Living History Group

​Grenade Hand Practice No.74 Mk II

No. 69 Anti-Personnel Grenade

Mills Bomb (36 Grenade)

  • 0:02

The Rifle, Anti-Tank, .55in, Boys

Ammunition –                .55" rimmed centre fire
Mag  fed –                      5 rounds
Rate of fire –                 10 rounds per minute
Effective range–            100-500 yards 
Maximum range up to   500 yards  (457 metres)
Muzzle Velocity –          3250 feet/second (991 m/s)
Entered service -           1937
Weight of Gun -             Approx 35 lbs (16 kg)

Loaded Magazine -       2kg

No. 73 Anti Tank Grenade

Grenades

No. 68 Anti Tank Grenade

 Hawkins 75  Grenade

Ammunition -     HEAT No. 68 Grenade

                        - No. 36 Grenade (Mills)

                         - No. 76 Special Incendiary

Charge -             Black Powder

Calibre -              2.5"

Max range -        300 yards (90 metres)

Effective range - 100-150 yards (30-45 metres)

Muzzle Velocity - 200 feet/sec (60 metres/sec)

Production -        1940 Mk II in 1941



  


The Projector 2.5" - Northover Anti-Tank Gun

No. 74 Anti Tank Grenade (Sticky Bomb)