Second World War Temporary Buildings Historical

Second World War Temporary Buildings Historical (HM1VER)

Location: Victoria, British Columbia V9C Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.955', W 123° 27.084'

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Bâtiments temporaires érigés durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale

Mobilized on August 26, 1939—two weeks before Canada declared war on Germany—troops sent to Fort Rodd Hill lived in tents until wooden barracks could be built. Out of more than twenty of these buildings at Fort Rodd Hill, only one remains on-site—the white wooden hut to your left, now public washrooms.
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Mobilisés le 26 août 1939 - deux semaines seulement avant que le Canada ne déclare la guerre à l'Allemagne, les soldats stationnés à Fort Rodd Hill ont vécu dans des tentes jusqu'à ce qu'on termine des baraquements en bois. De la vingtaine de bâtiments érigés à Fort Rodd Hill à l'époque, il n'en reste plus qu'un, la baraque en bois blanche qui se trouve à votre gauche et abrite déscormais des toilettes publiques.
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Royal Canadian Air Force photo taken from a height of 800 feet on October 20, 1941.
Photo du Corps d'aviation royal canadien prise d'une hauteur de 800 pieds le 20 octobre 1941.
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HM NumberHM1VER
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Placed ByParks Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 30th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 466610 N 5364480
Decimal Degrees48.43258333, -123.45140000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.955', W 123° 27.084'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 57.3" N, 123° 27' 5.04" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria British Columbia V9C, CA
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