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IMPORTANT Before Creating an ID Request, Please Follow the H.A.M.M.Y Code Below....
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+1 for a No.199 fuze.
The No.199 was used on the 3.7 inch AA gun, so you should find plenty more bits and pieces around there!
Not all AA batteries were the concrete sort, some like the 40mm and 3.7 inch could also be temporarily mounted placements. The gun could be mounted on a wheeled chassis and ‘unfolded’ once at the firing site, leaving no trace of it having been there on the ground (unlike a concrete foundation firing platform).