John Frederick Preston Clarke

Mr John Frederick Preston Clarke

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Left: J. F. P. Clarke
Right: His grave at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.
(© Bill Fowler, Canada).

Mr John Frederick Preston Clarke of 22 Tunstall street, Smithdown road, Liverpool was Bass Violist with the ship's orchestra.

Mr Clarke died in the disaster. His body was recovered (#202) and buried at Mount Olivet Cemetery, Halifax on 8 May 1912.

 

NO. 202 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 35. - BLACK HAIR, NO MARKS

CLOTHING - Grey overcoat; grey muffler; uniform, green facing; green socks; crucifix.

EFFECTS - Diamond pin; gold watch; keys; knife; sovereign case, No. 2; pocketbook; memo book;; 8s.; gold ring, marked "J.F.P.C."

NAME - J.F.P.CLARKE

References
Record of Bodies and Effects - Passengers and Crew S.S. Titanic (#202)

Acknowledgements
Bob Knuckle, Canada
Chris Dohany, USA

Pictures

Concert by the Apollo Club, Brooklyn in aid of musicians' families

(1912) 

CONCERT BY THE APOLLO CLUB, BROOKLYN IN AID OF MUSICIANS' FAMILIES

 

Articles and Stories

John Frederick Preston Clarke

JOHN FREDERICK PRESTON CLARKE

 
SINKING SHIP'S BAND CHOSE FITTING HYMN

The New York Times  (1912) 

SINKING SHIP'S BAND CHOSE FITTING HYMN

 
Port Sunlight directly and indirectly associated

Progress - the Journal of Lever Brothers  (1912) 

PORT SUNLIGHT DIRECTLY AND INDIRECTLY ASSOCIATED

 
The Band That Played On

Titanic Review  (2011) 

THE BAND THAT PLAYED ON

 
An Argyle Theatre's Bandsman Among the Titanic Orchestra

Birkenhead News  (1912) 

AN ARGYLE THEATRE'S BANDSMAN AMONG THE TITANIC ORCHESTRA

 
Nearer My God to Thee

NEARER MY GOD TO THEE

 
Port Sunlight

Progress  (1912) 

PORT SUNLIGHT

 
Brave Musicians of Ship Meet Fate Trying To Drown Cries of the Perishing Passengers

Worcester Evening Gazette  (1912) 

BRAVE MUSICIANS OF SHIP MEET FATE TRYING TO DROWN CRIES OF THE PERISHING PASSENGERS

 

External Links

Titanic's Band: Killing Them Softly. Titanic Research  (2004)  TITANIC'S BAND: KILLING THEM SOFTLY.  
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