The 18 pounder was first produced in 1904.
In August 1914, the British Army had 1,226 of them
Such was it reliability, that by the end of the war, the army had 9,424 in service
The 18 pounder could fire shells of high explosives of between 4.6 kg and 8.4 kg.
Each gun weighed 1,279 kg
pounder had a range of 5,966 meters