Titanic Memorials: Father Thomas Byles Ongar

Father Thomas Roussel Davids Byles’┬áplace in history was assured by his acts of outright courage and heroism on 15th April, 1912. He was traveling from his parish church at Ongar, in Essex, to officiate at the wedding of his brother, William, in New York. On the morning of Sunday, 14th April, he had offered Mass …

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