HH Khedive Abbas Hilmi II Leaving Sudan to Egypt, Aboard Mahroussa Khediviall Yacht with 21-Gun Salute, 1912.

HH Khedive Abbas Hilmi II Leaving Sudan to Egypt, Aboard Mahroussa Khediviall Yacht with 21-Gun Salute, 1912.

#14 (Optional) -- At a military funeral, what is the "21 Gun Salute?" What is the significance of the numbers?

#14 (Optional) -- At a military funeral, what is the "21 Gun Salute?" What is the significance of the numbers?

Engraving ideas for Dad's 21 gun salute shells

Engraving ideas for Dad's 21 gun salute shells

1944 Chevrolet Field Artillery Tractor coming into position for the 21 gun salute May 2011. Equipment maintained by the Limber Gunners - www.limbergunners.ca

1944 Chevrolet Field Artillery Tractor coming into position for the 21 gun salute May 2011. Equipment maintained by the Limber Gunners - www.limbergunners.ca

Using dad's shells from his 21 gun salute!  Beautiful!

Using dad's shells from his 21 gun salute! Beautiful!

Photo of USS Constitution giving a 21-gun salute In Boston Harbor near Castle Island - www.boston-discovery-guide.com

Photo of USS Constitution giving a 21-gun salute In Boston Harbor near Castle Island - www.boston-discovery-guide.com

'Maharani Chimnabai, wife of Maharaj Sayajirao Gaekwad III, and grandmother to the future Rajmata Gayatri Devi, was the Maharani of the princely state of Baroda, one of only five princely states to be granted a 21-gun salute by the British. A committed nationalist, her dedication to the cause of female empowerment led to Baroda becoming the first state to discard the system of purdah. The first president of the All India Women’s Conference (she was invited to the post by Sarojini Naidu), she…

'Maharani Chimnabai, wife of Maharaj Sayajirao Gaekwad III, and grandmother to the future Rajmata Gayatri Devi, was the Maharani of the princely state of Baroda, one of only five princely states to be granted a 21-gun salute by the British. A committed nationalist, her dedication to the cause of female empowerment led to Baroda becoming the first state to discard the system of purdah. The first president of the All India Women’s Conference (she was invited to the post by Sarojini Naidu), she…

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