Officer's Quarters / Logements des officiers Historical

Officer's Quarters / Logements des officiers Historical (HM1VI7)

Location: Victoria, British Columbia V9C Capital
Country: Canada

N 48° 25.965', W 123° 27.153'

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When the Second World War began in 1939, tents were used to accommodate the sudden influx of troops. They were quickly replaced by temporary wooden huts of this type. This building is the only example that has survived in place. It was an officer's quarters.
In the years prior to the Second World War, when summer training camps were held here, tents to accommodate the troops were erected in the open area opposite.
Au début de la Seconde Guerre mondiale en 1939, on dut utiliser des tentes en raison de l'afflux soudain des troupes. On ne tarda pas à les remplacer par des baraques de ce genre. Cette baraque est la seule qui soit restée intacte. Elle servait de logement pour les officiers.
Avant la Second Guerre mondiale, lorsque des camps d'entraînement avaient lieu ici pendant l'été, les troupes étaient logées dans des tentes érigées sur le terrain d'en face.
[Photo caption reads]
5 Company, Royal Canadian Garrison Artillery summer camp about 1913
5e compagnie, camp d'été de l'Artillerie royale canadienne de garnison, vers 1913
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HM NumberHM1VI7
Placed ByParks Canada
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 4th, 2016 at 5:01pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)10U E 466525 N 5364499
Decimal Degrees48.43275000, -123.45255000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 48° 25.965', W 123° 27.153'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds48° 25' 57.9" N, 123° 27' 9.18" W
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near Fort Rodd Hill Rd, Victoria British Columbia V9C, CA
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