This Day In Jamaican History

Names of Jamaican nationals who died in the 911 terrorist attacks – We shall never forget

Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal. – Author Unknown

During the September 11, 2001 attacks in the United States, 2,977 people were killed (excluding the 19 hijackers).  Did you know approximately 26 Jamaicans (not accounting for some cases of dual citizenship) lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001?  Sympathies to those who lost friends, family, and co-workers. The world changed that day and we shall never forget.

Here are the names of a few of Jamaican nationals who died in the terrorist attacks at the World Trade Centre in New York on September 11, 2001:

  • Delrose E. Forbes Cheatham
  • Joyce Smith,
  • Vaswald George Hall
  • Derrick Auther Green
  • Joan Donna Griffith
  • Courtney Wainsworth Walcott
  • Neil O. Hinds
  • John Sylvester White
  • Lloyd Stanford Brown
  • Kerene Gordon,
  • Denise Marie Gregory
  • Michael Alaine Parkes
  • Venesha Orintia Richards.

Note: Please contact us know if we missed the name of a Jamaican national on the list.

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