Bombed during World War II, St George’s Garrison Church survives as an evocative ruin with recently conserved mosaics, and a modern canopy roof, now available for all to enjoy.

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Remembrance Day 2021

On Sunday 14th November our Remembrance Service took place attended by members of the public and Armed Forces. The Honorary Chaplain to NRHQ RA led the Service and wreaths were laid on behalf of Civil Authorities, Military Units and private persons. Tributes were read to remember two persons. Firstly Jock Campbell who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his actions in North Africa in 1941 but died in 1942. Then locally born Lance Corporal Jake Alderton who joined the Royal Engineers and served in Afghanistan where he tragically died aged just 22. Members of Jake's family were in attendance to honour his memory. The Service ended with the Kohima Epitaph "When you go home Tell them of us and say For your tomorrow We gave our today"

A fuller note of the Service is in our Past Events section.

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St George's Garrison Church in Woolwich, with its modern canopy roof and stunning mosaics, is both an evocative ruin and a contemporary space. Designed by Thomas H Wyatt in an Italian-Romanesque style, the Church was built between 1862-63 to serve the Royal Artillery in Woolwich. Today it is run by a local group, the Woolwich Garrison Church Trust who are committed to making it available for all to visit and enjoy. Directly opposite the Barracks in Woolwich, South East London, come and enjoy its beauty and peaceful garden.

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