Golf Hill Battery

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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

World War II (1939-1945)

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.

Current Status

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

See Also:

Sources:

  • 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

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Visited: Area 2 Jun 2014


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