13-inch mortar                
16pr RML                
64pr Garrison carriage                
7-inch RBL                
16pr RML horsedrawn                
64pr blocked-up carriage                
On Manoeuvres                
Building of the Verne Citadel, Portland - Illustrated Times 1862                
Magazine sign, Synewood Battery, IoW                
Sligo Militia at Verne Quarry HA Battery, Portland August 1900                

Meetings / Events

28/02/2018 - Queen Victoria's Forgotten Navy - Part III
PFS member James Doherty continues the story of how the Royal Navy developed during the reign of Queen Victoria.        
28/03/2018 -  Southampton - Water, Slaughter and Trade - Part II
Popular local historian Andrew Negus continues the fascinating story of the history and development of Southampton, continuing on from part I which took us to the middle of the nineteenth century, to the present day.
25/04/2018 - The German Ardennes Offensive - December 1944
Popularly known as the 'Battle of the Bulge', PFS member Michael Forrest recounts one of the largest and most costly campaigns of the Second World War. 


The PFS Committee would like to take this festive time opportunity to wish the members of the Society a 'Very Happy Christmas and a Prosperous 2018'.

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News Update - The 2017 issue of The Redan is now available, having been distributed to members who attended this year's AGM on the 14th October. A general mail out to members who have renewed will commence from the 16th October. ...> read more

PAV firings 2012

Pictures from the PAV gun firing events of 2012 - click on any picture to start slide show.
23rd Sept 2012 - 13-inch mortar firing23rd Sept 2012 - firing the 13-inch mortar18th May 2012 - 64pr Garrison Carriage - firing in the rain15th July 2012 - PAV in dress uniform15th July 2012 - 16pr field gun being laid15th July 2012 - 16pr field gun - Fire29th July 2012 - 64pr Traversing Platform - Fire!29th July 2012 - 64pr Traversing Platform - Meet and Greet29th July 2012 - 64pr traversing platform - Right Turn Dismiss29th July 2012 - 64pr traversing platform - Run Back29th July 2012 - 64pr traversing platform  - Fire