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War Department Ordnance Survey Marker

War Department Ordnance Survey Marker, Bermuda

A stone inscribed WD below a Broad Arrow symbol, one of hundreds of similar War Department Ordnance Survey Markers found in Bermuda. The Survey Department was responsible for military maps and fortification surveys; the Ordnance Department's responsibilities included the supply of locomotives and rolling stock for use on railways in the United Kingdom, parts of the British Empire, and in theatres of conflict. This marker is located beside the South Shore Road, near Spittal Pond, Smith’s Parish, Bermuda. Photographer Seán Pòl Ó Creachmhaoil, April 2006. [1]

Notes & Sources

[1] Wikipedia; search “Broad Arrow”.  Retrieved January 2019.