Memorial: M6571

Memorial in Eastbourne, East Sussex dedicated to John Wesley Woodward d. 1912, a musician on ‘Titanic’

Location

Eastbourne, East Sussex

Transcript

‘THIS TABLET IS ERECTED AS A TRIBUTE TO THE SELF SACRIFICE AND DEVOTION OF JOHN WESLEY WOODWARD / (FORMERLY A MEMBER OF THE EASTBOURNE MUNICIPAL ORCHESTRA THE DUKE OF DEVONSHIRE'S ORCHESTRA AND THE GRAND HOTEL EASTBOURNE ORCHESTRA), WHO, WITH OTHERS OF THE HERO-MUSICIANS OF THE SHIP'S BAND, PERISHED IN THE ATLANTIC THROUGH THE SINKING OF THE WHITE STAR LINER "TITANIC" ON APRIL 15TH 1912 "FAITHFUL UNTO DEATH"’

Details

Description: Pink granite with two bronze panels, to the left with the inscription, to right with a depiction of the of the ship sinking. Also in bronze, a circular portrait of Woodward in the centre in relief, palm branches, music and cello below.

Type: Wall memorial
Position: On bandstand
Materials: Granite, bronze
Date Erected: 1914
Artists: Charles Godfrey Garrard
Vessel: RMS Titanic

People

Woodward, John Wesley
Age: 32
Date of Death: 12/4/1912
Cause of Death: vessel loss
Rank / Occupation: musician
Organisation: White Star Line

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