Golf Hill Battery (1940-1945) - Golf Hill Battery was a World War II Canadian reinforced concrete 12-pounder inch coastal gun battery in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. Deactivated in 1945.
Golf Hill Battery from Below
Part of the Harbor Defense of Victoria and Esquimalt Harbors.
A coastal gun battery with two 12-pounder quick-firing (QF) MK1 AMTB guns on MK1 mounts (15 degree). Guns transferred from Black Rock Battery in 1940.
No period guns or mounts in place.
Location: Work Point Barracks area in Victoria, Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada.
Maps & Images
Lat: 48.4207139 Long: -123.4013772
- Multi Maps from ACME
- Maps from Bing
- Maps from Google
- Elevation: .....'
- Morgan, David, Forts of the Canadian West Coast - Victoria/Esquimalt Defenses, CDSG Journal, Volume 9, Issue 2, May 1995, page 16-24.
- Nicholson, G.W.L., Fixed Coast Artillery Defences on the Pacific Coast, 8 May 1944, AHQ Report, PDF, page 5
Visited: Area 2 Jun 2014