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  1. The barracks were handed over to the government in 1985 and were subsequently converted into Lei Yue Mun Park and Holiday Village.
  2. Barracks are a type of military housing. (Web site)
  3. The Barracks was witness to these unfolding experiences as Sydney evolved from convict colony to cosmopolitan city.
  4. Barracks are living quarters for personnel on a military post. (Web site)
  5. The barracks was burned in 1746 by Prince Charles Edward Stuart's army on their retreat to Culloden.


  1. Soldiers march down the street alongside barracks buildings, from a 1939-dated postcard.
  2. According to historical records, there were two hundred Indian soldiers stationed in the Macau Moorish Barracks. (Web site)


  1. Save the Supply Line --------------------- You get this quest from the man in the barracks.
  2. In 1848 the Barracks was adapted to accommodate them.
  3. Sayid, Kate, and Locke came to the Barracks to rescue him.
  4. The building designated as the Cavalry Barracks is a two-company barracks built in 1874.
  5. The Old Barracks seeks volunteers for clerical duties, on an as-needed basis.

Jefferson Barracks

  1. Chief Black Hawk was captured and brought back to Jefferson Barracks. (Web site)
  2. Also build a few barracks. (Web site)
  3. Not everyone interred at Jefferson Barracks is a veteran. (Web site)
  4. These barracks were home to B Coy (left of photo) C, and D Companies.
  5. The chimney from the burned French fort was used for the new barracks and mess house. (Web site)

Hyde Park

  1. Other convicts were brought to Hyde Park Barracks for trial, punishment and reassignment.
  2. Hyde Park Barracks has survived into the 21st century despite a number of proposals which would have seen the building demolished.
  3. Level 2 of the museum exposes the layers of use and abuse of Hyde Park Barracks over time by the more than 50 different occupant groups.

Park Barracks

  1. In this modern gallery, the Hyde Park Barracks Museum presents changing exhibitions about convict history.
  2. Hyde Park Barracks narrowly escaped demolition a number of times over the last century.
  3. Through changing exhibitions in the south-eastern room, the museum acknowledges the 50 or so different occupant groups of Hyde Park Barracks.
  4. The Hyde Park Barracks Museum displays evidence of the thousands of men and women who lived and worked here during its 1 90 year history.
  5. The central hallway features pictures and drawings from the Hyde Park Barracks- collection.


  1. Enoggera Barracks is an Australian Army base in the northwestern Brisbane suburb of Enoggera in Queensland. (Web site)
  2. When the POWs refused, the Japanese crammed 15,400 men, including those brought over from Changi, into the barracks which was meant for only 1,200 men. (Web site)
  3. Selarang Barracks is on the main road from Singapore City to Changi Village.


  1. During the Japanese occupation from February 1942 to August 1945, Selarang Barracks became a prisoner-of-war camp. (Web site)
  2. A battalion of Gordon Highlanders immediately occupied Selarang Barracks and remained there till the Japanese invasion. (Web site)


  1. On August 15, 2005, BRAC 2005 was approved, and Carlisle Barracks will remain open. (Web site)
  2. Another mounted organization, horse-drawn light artillery, also established its school at Carlisle Barracks at this time. (Web site)


  1. There were no toilet facilities although each barracks building had about four to six toilets, which were flushed from small cisterns on the roofs. (Web site)
  2. After the 1715 Jacobite uprising, the Government decided to tighten its grip on the Highlands by building four fortified barracks in strategic locations. (Web site)


  1. The second assistant keeper’s house was built in 1861 as a Confederate Army barracks.
  2. U.S. Army Emery Barracks in the 1970s, when the eagle and knight were painted. (Web site)
  3. There are a number of remains of Roman army barracks in frontier forts such as Houseteads and Vindolanda.


  1. Entire units were sent to the Barracks to refit before specific deployment. (Web site)


  1. We hit the target at 1203 & made some good hits on the plants and barracks at the target.
  2. Came back to the barracks & wrote a few letters after starting a fire in the hut.
  3. It was visual bombing & I saw direct hits on the plant & barracks and also the surrounding area including the airfield.

South Wales

  1. The New South Wales government finally instigated a conservation program for the Barracks in 1975, in response to mounting public concern.
  2. In 1990 the Historic Houses Trust of New South Wales assumed control of the Barracks and commenced a further refurbishment of the building.


  1. Men required to work at the Barracks and invalids incapable of work remained behind.
  2. Convicts lodging at the Barracks were often referred to as ‘government men’.
  3. A bell called the men lodging at the Barracks to muster every morning at daybreak (Sundays and holidays excepted).
  4. Married men with families were allowed to sleep in private lodgings without surveillance and report to the Barracks each morning.


  1. Overseers ensured the men were returned to the Barracks before sunset.
  2. Daley Barracks was closed following the reunification of Germany and returned to the German government ca. (Web site)


  1. Such rooms can contain anywhere from three to approx 50 beds (though such very large dormitories are rare except perhaps as military barracks). (Web site)
  2. In 1794, Carlisle Barracks became the center of intense military activity. (Web site)
  3. Previously it has been a barracks, a military hospital and a college of surgery. (Web site)


  1. Hyde Park Barracks is a place of outstanding importance for Australians.
  2. This part of the Barracks- precinct has since become a place for Irish Australian community gatherings in Sydney.


  1. This post is now used by the U.S. Army as Ledward Barracks. (Web site)
  2. It is the only surviving enlisted mens' barracks on the post.


  1. When a second demand was refused, Stuart ordered his troops to shell the town and, later, to torch the barracks. (Web site)
  2. President George Washington journeyed to the Barracks to review the troops---perhaps as many as 10,000---gathered to face the Whiskey Rebellion. (Web site)
  3. The two-story, wide-balconied, adobe barracks facing Sonoma's central plaza was built to house Mexican army troops under the command of General Vallejo. (Web site)


  1. In basic training, and sometimes follow-on training, servicemembers live in barracks. (Web site)
  2. NCOs and enlisted personnel will frequently be housed in barracks for service or training.
  3. After the Civil War ended the Barracks returned to its pre-war mission of receiving, training and forwarding recruits destined for the Indian-fighting Army. (Web site)
  4. In many militaries, NCOs and enlisted personnel will frequently be housed in barracks for service or training.


  1. Three North Carolina brigades occupied Carlisle Barracks; the troops camped on the parade grounds. (Web site)
  2. At 4 p.m., Jimmy and I moved out of our barracks into the one occupied by Ed Ruskowsky, John Findley and Joe Widincamp.


  1. Another residence, called The Barracks, is a typical dwelling of a colonial tradesman and is furnished to depict the life of a Revolutionary War soldier.
  2. Constructed by convict labour, the Barracks is one of the finest works of the accomplished colonial architect Francis Greenway.


  1. A small corner of the barracks remained open, staffed by re-enactors in Hessian uniforms.
  2. This room at the north-west corner of level 1 is a summary of the museum journey ahead and a journey into the Barracks- past.


  1. They could even be given freedom to spend time out of the Barracks after work.
  2. Nevertheless, the Barracks was part of a strategy to restrict convicts’ freedom and raise their productivity.


  1. The Barracks lodged both government-employed convicts and convicts assigned to work for private masters.
  2. A computer database brings together past details and allows us to pick and sort the Barracks’ men as their masters did.


  1. The flexible interior space was open, allowing for use as barracks, latrines, offices, medical and dental offices, isolation wards, housing, and bakeries. (Web site)
  2. From 1887 to 1979 law courts and government offices were based at the Barracks.


  1. Going back to military facilities in the area, there is RAF Colerne a few miles north, and RN Copernacre and Basil Hill barracks nearby to Rudloe Manor. (Web site)
  2. Japanese troops killed 200 staff and patients after they captured Alexandra Barracks Hospital.
  3. Jefferson Barracks was decommissioned as a military post in 1946 with the end of World War II. (Web site)
  4. During the Civil War, Jefferson Barracks served as a training post for the Union Army. (Web site)
  5. Jefferson Barracks was the army's first permanent base west of the Mississippi River. (Web site)


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