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KINGSTON (UP PARK CAMP) MILITARY CEMETERY

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Country:
Jamaica
Identified Casualties:
145
GPS
CO-Ordinates:
Longitude:
-76.77119
Latitude:
17.99854

Visiting Information

Up Park Camp Cemetery is located on a secure Jamaica Defence Force (JDF) facility and its maintenance is the responsibility of 1 Engineer Regiment. Visitors should report to the Military Police at the Main Gate South Camp Rd where an escort to the cemetery will be arranged. Visitors should note that depending upon the current threat level at the time of the visit, access to the Camp and thus the cemetery may be restricted.

Historical Information

Kingston (Up Park Camp) Military Cemetery contains the graves of Commonwealth soldiers who lost their lives in both world wars.

The cemetery contains the graves of 105 Commonwealth war dead of the 1914-18 war and 47 of the 1939-45 war.

The Kingston (Up Park Camp) Memorial, which commemorates men of the Commonwealth forces and the Merchant Navy who were lost in the 1939-1945 War, and who have no known grave, will be found in the cemetery.

Also within the cemetery, taking the form of screen walls, are the Kingston (Up Park Camp) Memorials Nos. 1 and 2 and the Kingston (May Pen) Memorial which commemorate servicemen who are buried in cemeteries or on private property in Jamaica, but whose graves have become impossible to maintain.