Military barracks

The Artillery Barracks

Military objects - Military barracks

Over the period of 1887-1897, another military complex, the so called artillery barracks, was created near the drive out of Jarosław in direction of Przemyśl. This complex consisted of buildings after a Jesuit manor located in small distance, namely near the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary nun monastery. The artillery barracks were built in the beginning phase. After 1906, the complex was expanded by one-storey buildings (located along the road) and two single-storey residential buildings, including the emergency square and workshops placed at the back of the complex.

Until 1914, the barracks were occupied by 29th Field Cannon Regiment of The Austro-Hungarian Empire. It was a branch of the field artillery of the Imperial and Royal Army, created on January 1, 1894 as 29th Divisional Artillery Regiment. The regiment was part of 10th Field Artillery Brigade of X Corps. The unit consisted of headquarters, four 8-centimeter field cannon batteries and a backup battery.

During World War I actions, the monastery of the Immaculate Conception nuns was a home for the Red Cross hospital. After World War I, a campaign of 24th Infantry Division, 10th Horse Artillery Division and 10th Young Horses Supplies. There was also the Divisional Reserve Officer Cadet School within the barracks.

After World War II different military units and institutions stationed in the barracks. In 2005 the eastern part of the barrack complex came into possession of private hands, while the buildings near the road were demolished. Former artillery barracks, as the only of all the functioning barrack complexes are nowadays used for military purposes.

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