Memorial: M1677

Memorial at Sturt Park, Broken Hill, Australia commemorating the members of the band who died in the loss of ‘Titanic’ 1912

Location

Sturt Park, Broken Hill, Australia, Rest of the World

Transcript

'ERECTED BY / THE CITIZENS OF BROKEN HILL / AS A MEMORIAL / TO THE HEROIC BANDSMEN / OF THE STEAMSHIP 'TITANIC' / WHO PLAYING TO THE END' / [Music for Nearer My God to Thee] / 'CALMLY FACED CERTAIN DEATH / WHILST WOMEN, CHILDREN AND / THEIR FELLOW MEN WERE BEING / RESCUED FROM THE WRECK OF / THAT ILL-FATED VESSEL OFF / THE COAST OF NEWFOUNDLAND / ON APRIL 15th 1912 ' [Opposite face] 'W. HARTLEY (Bandmaster) / G. KRINS. R. BRICOUX. / J.L. HUME. W.S. BRAILEY. / P.C. TAYLOR. J.F.C. CLARKE. / J.W. WOODWARD / TOTAL NUMBER SAVED 705 / OUT OF A TOTAL OF 2340 SOULS / UNVEILED BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR / ALDERMAN T.F. HYNES. J.P / DECEMBER 21st 1913'

Details

Description: Broken column on a plinth, within a cast iron fence.
Type: Memorial
Materials: Marble
Artists: E. Barton Hack, G E Morgan
Vessel: RMS Titanic

People

Brailey, R.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Bricoux, R.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Clarke, J. F. C.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Hartley, Wallace Henry
Age: 33
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandmaster
Organisation: White Star Line
Hume, J. L.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Krins, George
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Taylor, P. C.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line
Woodward, J. W.
Age:
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Bandsman
Organisation: White Star Line

Extra

Notes: DOSSIER.
Bibliography: 'Ore Bits' vol. 16, no.10 (16 July 1982); Australian Post' (23 June 1983); 'Barrier Daily Truth' (10 Dec 1985, 20 Dec 1913, 22 Dec 1913).