Memorial: M3018

Memorial in the Church of Edmund King and Martyr, Lombard Street, London commemorating Charles Melville Hays d. 1912 in the loss of the RMS ‘Titanic’


Church of Edmund King and Martyr, Lombard Street, London, England


'In Memory of / Charles Melville Hays / President of the Grand Trunk / And Grand Trunk Pacific Railway / Companies of Canada, Who Lost His Life on April 15th 1912, By the Foundering/in Mid-Atlantic, of the Steamship / 'TITANIC', through Collision With An / Iceberg, While on Her Maiden Voyage / From Southampton to New York / A memorial Service Was held in This / Church Simultaneously With One at / Montreal, On Thursday, April 25th 1912 / This Tablet With The kind Permission of The / Rector And Churchwardens, Was Placed Here / By the Directors Of the Grand Trunk Railway / Company of Canada, In Recognition of Mr Hays / Great Services To the Company, And of His / High Character in Public and Private Life'


Type: Plaque
Materials: Brass
Vessel: RMS Titanic


Hays, Charles Melville
Date of Death: 15/4/1912
Cause of Death: Vessel Loss
Rank / Occupation: Passenger


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