Jews Cemetery Battery

Posted on December 20, 2020 / 66
Listing Type : Coastal Battery
Location : Gibraltar

 

Jews Cemetery Battery was built between 27th May 1889 and 15th February 1891 to mount a single 9.2-inch Mark IV BL gun on a Mark I mount.  The gun was upgraded to a 9.2-inch Mark VI in 1901 and then to a 9.2-inch Mark X on a Mark V mounting in 1906.  The Battery was deactivated in 1928.

The battery and underground works are largely intact although now used as a monument.

The other 9.2-inch Batteries in Gibraltar are:

The UK National Archives references

  1. WO 78/4273
  2. WO 32/6373

 

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