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The original Titanic Musicians Memorial was unveiled on 19th April, 1913, and was located in Southampton library. It bore the dedication seen here below right, but the library, along with the memorial, were destroyed during World War Two, and for over forty years, Southampton was without a tribute to the heroic members of the ship's band.
OF THE S.S. 'TITANIC'.
LOST ON HER MAIDEN VOYAGE FROM SOUTHAMPTON TO NEW YORK.
APRIL 15TH 1912.
C. KRINS R.BRICOUX
W.T. BRAILEY J. WOODWARD
J.F. CLARKE J.L. HUME
THEY DIED AT THEIR POSTS LIKE MEN.
ERECTED BY THE MEMBERS AND FRIENDS OF THE AMALGAMATED MUSICIANS UNION SOUTHAMPTON BRANCH.
UNVEILED BY HIS WORSHIP THE MAYOR H. BOWYER R.N.R.
APRIL 19TH 1913.
The replica Memorial that now sits on the same site was unveiled on 7th March 1990 by Edith Haisman, Millvina Dean, Bert Dean and Eva Hart.
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