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monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY (TYPE 55373) *  
Definition:Rocket projector site with a circular or octagonal concrete holdfast, 1.5m across, surrounded by a 4.6m radius octagonal concrete surround. Six such rocket projectors were arranged in a 3 x 2 grid. Personnel shelters placed midway between each site.

monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY (TYPE U20P) *  
Definition:6 Type DFW 55373s placed in a 3X2 rectangular plan. Each projector was separated by 31-34m. Hardened personnel and ammunition shelters located midway between each projector, but ammunition stored outside the perimeter.

monument Word or Phrase:LIGHT ANTI AIRCRAFT (DIVER) BATTERY *  
Definition:WW2 LAA battery consisting of two or four 40m guns or Bofors guns. Associated structures included tented accommodation, ammunition shelters, a 100 gallon water tank, latrines, wash-house and kitchen.

monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY (TYPE U2P) *  
Definition:64 Type DFW55373 projector sites arranged in and 8x8 grid or in 4 groups of 16. 30m between each projector, with hardened personnel and ammunition shelters located midway between each

monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY (TYPE U9P) *  
Definition:6 DFW55373 projector emplacements spaced in a 3x2 rectangular gid, but each spaced 35m apart. No blast protection was provided at the shelters, which were placed between the projector emplacements.

monument Word or Phrase:ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY COMMAND POST *  
Definition:A command post used to direct the guns of an anti aircraft battery.

monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY (TYPE UP) *  
Definition:64 Type DFW55373 single projector sites arranged in an 8x8 grid or in 4 groups of 16. 30m between each projector, with hardened personnel and ammunition shelters located midway between each

monument Word or Phrase:ANTI MOTOR TORPEDO BOAT BATTERY *  
Definition:A coastal battery containing one or more artillery pieces for to defend the coast against hostile motor torpedo boats.

monument Word or Phrase:EMERGENCY COAST DEFENCE BATTERY *  
Definition:A coastal battery constructed at short notice usually mounting a variety of artillery pieces.

monument Word or Phrase:COUNTER BOMBARDMENT BATTERY *  
Definition:A coastal battery used for delivering fire at long distance thus forcing a warship threatening or bombarding shore installations to withdraw out of range.

monument Word or Phrase:HEAVY ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY *  
Definition:An anti aircraft battery usually mounting weapons with a larger calibre ammunition such as the QF 3.75 inch (94mm) gun.

monument Word or Phrase:LIGHT ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY *  
Definition:An anti aircraft battery usually mounting smaller, faster weapons such as Bofors guns or a single anti-aircraft machine gun, intended to engage fast low flying aircraft.

monument Word or Phrase:SINGLE GUN (DIVER) BATTERY *  
Definition:40mm gun emplacement created between 24th-26th June 1944 as part of the fourth deployment of Diver LAA guns to the Kentish Gun Belt. Each site had an extant searchlight battery.

monument Word or Phrase:ROCKET PROJECTOR BATTERY *  
Definition:Unspecified Second World War anti-aircraft battery. There were three types of battery. The U2P and U20P had different arrangements of DFW55373 projector sites for the 20-barrelled 3" projectors. The U9P mounted 12-barrelled projectors.

monument Word or Phrase:COAST ARTILLERY BATTERY *  
Definition:A defensive battery positioned facing out to sea enabling the guns to be brought to bear on enemy shipping and amphibious craft.

monument Word or Phrase:ANTI AIRCRAFT BATTERY *  
Definition:A site containing one or more artillery pieces and/or rocket launchers for firing at enemy aircraft.

monument Word or Phrase:BEACH DEFENCE BATTERY *  
Definition:Gun battery built specifically to mount short range weapons to defend a beach against an attempted landing.

monument Word or Phrase:CLOSE DEFENCE BATTERY *  
Definition:A coastal battery designed for use in short range engagements with enemy vessels, minelayers, blockships ad torpedo craft.

monument Word or Phrase:SEARCHLIGHT BATTERY *  
Definition:A site in which one or more searchlights were positioned to locate enemy aircraft or surface vessels for the benefit of batteries and night fighter aircraft.

monument Word or Phrase:SIGNALLING BATTERY *  
Definition:A gun battery used to signal warnings to ships during bad weather.

monument Word or Phrase:SALUTING BATTERY *  
Definition:A battery equipped and ready to fire salutes

monument Word or Phrase:COASTAL BATTERY *  
Definition:A defensive gun battery positioned to face out to sea to fire on enemy ships and amphibious craft.

monument Word or Phrase:DIVER BATTERY *  
Definition:Heavy anti aircraft battery used from June 1944-May 1945 to combat the V-bomb threat. They are distinct from normal HAA batteries, being laid out in a V-shape, and early on were mainly for mobile 3.7-inch guns.

monument Word or Phrase:BATTERY MILL *  
Definition:Mill incorporating water-powered hammers for beating brass sheet, etc. into vessels, pots, etc.

monument Word or Phrase:HEN BATTERY *  
Definition:A series of cages in which hens are confined for intensive egg laying.

monument Word or Phrase:Z BATTERY *  
Definition:An anti aircraft battery armed with 3 inch rockets with a ceiling of 22,000 feet. Both single and multiple launchers were designed. Single launchers being used to defend vulnerable points such as coastal batteries with multiple launchers defending town.

monument Word or Phrase:BATTERY *  
Definition:A site where guns, mortars or searchlights are mounted. Use specific type where known.

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