The first Chapel was destroyed in the 1907 earthquake. The existing building was dedicated by the Most Rev. Enos Nuttall in 1912.
The Chapel is built to accommodate 500 persons.
This fragment of mosaic formed part of the pavement of a Synagogue near Jericho Palestine dating about the Fourth Century A.D. It was unearthed by a turkish shell during the Great War 1914 – 1918. It was preserved and presented to the Church by Captain A. M. Furber – The West India Regiment.
In memory of Major Hugh Dudley CARLETON D.S.O., of the West India Regiment. Died 09 Aug 1906 age 40.
In the year 1914 the four windows now in the sanctuary of this Church were presented by Colonel Barchard and Officers (2nd Bn. West India Regiment) to replace that destroyed in the earthquake of 1907.
In memory of the Officers, Non Commissioned Officers and Men of the 2nd West India Regiment who were killed and died from the effects of wounds received in the Ashantee War of 1873-4.
In proud and loving memory of Arthur Worsley BLACKDEN, 2nd Lieutenant – Royal Field Artillery, eldest son of Brig. General Blackden. He was killed in action at the battle of the Somme on the 28 Sept 1916, aged 18.
IN MEMORY OF MEMBERS OF THE JAMAICA DEFENCE FORCE WHO DIED DURING MILITARY OPERATIONS
|JDF/20947 PTE||STEWART H.||1JR||18 Jun 1976|
|JDF/20293 PTE||ROBINSON R.||1JR||17 Nov 1976|
|JDF/16474 PTE||STEWART C.||3JR (NR)||30 Dec 1977|
|JDF/20945 PTE||ROBERTSON H.||1JR||11 Jan 1978|
|JDF/15647 PTE||KENNEDY E.||3JR (NR)||16 Apr 1978|
|JDF/17262 PTE||WILLIAMS M. MG||3JR (NR)||23 Oct 1980|
|JDF/22096 PTE||SAVAGE L. MG||2JR||04 Nov 1980|
|JDF/21739 PTE||JONES P.||1JR||15 Jan 1981|
|JDF/21439 AB||PETERKIN L.||JDF CG||25 Jun 1983|
|JDF/22435 ORD||GRAY S.||JDF CG||01 Aug 1985|
|JCA/1277 CAPT||H. WILSON||JDF AW||22 Jul 1986|
|JCA/1315 LT||D. POULTON||JDF AW||22 Jul 1986|
|JCA/1286 CAPT||D. R. CHIN||JDF AW||21 May 1990|
|JDF/23190 CPL||CHAMBERS G.||2JR||02 Mar 1991|
|JDF/22765 CPL||SMITH A.||1JR||17 Oct 1991|
|JDF/21900 CPL||WALKER C.||HQ JDF Int||04 May 1995|
|JDF/23241 CPL||GARDENER J. E.||1JR||22 Jan 1998|
|JDF/25854 PTE||FERGUSON R.||2JR||24 Sept 1998|
|JDF/25471 PTE||WHITE B||2JR||14 Jul 2000|
|JDF/26393 L. CPL||LAWRENCE K. O.||1JR||07 Jul 2001|
|JDF/25561 ORD||REID I. P.||JDF CG||26 Mar 2004|
|JDF/27452 PTE||BARNES T. E.||1JR||02 Jun 2005|
|JDF/28299 L. CPL.||PINNOCK O.||HQ JDF Int||26 May 2008|
|JDF/28783 PTE||GREEN M.||1JR||24 May 2010|
The Children’s Chapel is dedicated to the Greater Glory of God and to the memory of those Officers, Soldiers and Families who were lost at sea on 2nd February 1953 in Air trooper JA/20 while travelling from the United Kingdom to Jamaica in the Service of God and Country.
In memory of Phyllis CAWS. Born 1899. Died 04 Jan 1968. An ardent worshipper and a faithful Superintendent of Sunday School in this Church for many years.
In memory of Captain Hugh Frederick WHITMORE and Lieutenant Walter John GOLDSMITH who died while serving with the 1st BN. The Manchester Regiment in Jamaica.
In memory of Corporal Russell Keith DAHMS; Lance Corporal Victor Newton RICE; Fusilier John GOSSEN; Fusilier Arthur William BRADNAM; Fusilier Howard Leo VEZINA. 1st BN IRISH FUSILIERS (Vancouver Regiment) C.A.
Who died while on service in Jamaica 1943 – 1944
In memory of Rifleman G. N. GOLDRIGHT; Rifleman J. F. JOHNSTON; Rifleman J. A. ZIP. The Brockville Rifles (C.A.)
Who died while on service in Jamaica 1944 – 1946
FIRST BATTALION THE ROYAL HAMPSHIRE REGIMENT
TO COMMEMORATE THE TOUR OF THE BATTALION IN JAMAICA AND THE CARIBBEAN 1960 – 1969
AND IN MEMORY OF
PTE Brian METHERALL & PTE David PHILPOTT killed during keeping the Peace Operations and of the following who died – PTE Charles BISHOP; PTE Trevor MILDENHALL
In memory of Private Samuel HODGE. V.C. the 4th WEST INDIA REGIMENT
The FIRST Non-European Soldier to receive the Victoria Cross. The award was made for gallantry on the 30th June 1866 at the attack on Juabecolong, West Africa, when he volunteered to assist in hewing down a stockade under fire and so enabled our troops to enter the town.
In memory of Serjt. William James GORDON. V.C.
The SECOND Non-European Soldier to receive the Victoria Cross. The award was made for conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty on the 13th March 1892 at the attack on Tonitaba, West Africa when he was severely wounded in saving the life of his Commanding Officer.
This Tablet is Erected by Mr and Mrs Henry Ward of Forest Gate, England
In loving memory of their only son Sapper Robert J. WARD., R.E. who lost his life from an electrick shock whilst on duty in the service of his country at Kingston, Jamaica on March 8th 1912
VICTIMS OF THE EARTHQUAKE – UP PARK CAMP
OFFICERS – Maj. W. J. HARDYMAN age 42; Lieut. J. LAMONT age 30
N.C.O’s and Men – Co. Sgt. Maj. J. N. SUGDEN age 40; L/CPL A. BLENMAN age 24
PRIVATES – J. BROWN, 26; A. CUMMINGS – 27; T. GRANT– 25; J. LENNON – 25; J. JOHNSON – 30; C. MORGAN – 23; I. NETHERSOLE – 22; J. SPRINGER – 27; J. SULLIVAN – 26; E. ROBINSON – 22; A. WAYSOME – 24; P. WHITTER – 23; J. WILLIAMS – 28; A. TRANFIELD – 23; I. WELLINGTON – 29
WOMEN and CHILDREN – Lilly Maud GUNE – 24; Theesa SUGDEN – 36; Beatrice V. LEVITT – 8; Joseph V. GUNE – 3
To the Glory of God and in memory of the above mentioned Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers, Men, Women and Children of the 2nd Battalion West India Regiment who were killed or died from injuries received in the earthquake of the 14th January 1907. This memorial is erected by past and present Officers and W.O.’S., N. C. O.’S and men of the West India Regiment.