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Various Memorials to John Wesley Woodward

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Named on the Musicians Memorial at the Old Library site, London Road, Southampton.

also named on the St Marys Church Musicians Memorial, St Marys, Southampton.

also he is mentioned on a plaque in the lobby of the Boston Symphony Orchestra (Symphony Hall) Boston, Massachusetts.
also remembered by a broken column memorial at Broken Hill, Australia.

also remembered by a Memorial Bandstand in Ballaratt, Australia.
also there is a painting by C. Robinson dedicated to the Titanic Musicians in Leeds City Art Galleries, Yorkshire.

also named on the Musicians Memorial in Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

also there was a memorial to the bandsmen at the Institute of the National Orchestra Association, Archer Street, London, W, unveiled on the 17th July by Mr. Landon Ronald, Principal of the Guildhall School of Music.

also at Eastbourne, Sussex, opposite the Central Bandstand and Grand Parade there is a fine memorial to John Wesley Woodward, it has three panels, one shows the Titanic sinking, the second shows a portrait of Mr. Woodward, and the third has the inscription ''This tablet is erected as a tribute to the self sacrifice and devotion of John Wesley Woodward (formerly 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''.

also there is a memorial tablet in St. Mark's Church, Dewsbury to the Titanic's bandsmen. It reads:

This tablet was erected over the Churchwardens' pew by Canon Rawnsley of Keswick School of Art, to the memory of the Titanic disaster off Cape Race, April 14th, 1912, in which 1,517 people lost their lives:

''With thanks to God for the memory of the brave bandsmen who perished at the post of duty on the steamship Titanic, 14th April, 1912''

Nearer My God to Thee

also named on a brass and wooden plaque in the Liverpool City Mission, Jubilee Drive, Edge Hill, Liverpool (this plaque was originally in the Beacon Hall, Wavertree Road, Edge Hill, Liverpool). The plaque reads:

To the Glory of God and in Memory of W. Hartley (leader), R. Bricoux, W. T. Brailey, J. F. C. (sic) Clarke, J. L. Hulme (sic) , G. Krins, P. C. Taylor, J. W. Woodward.

Musicians of the S. S. Titanic who lost their lives in the sinking of that vessel on 15th April 1912.

This Tablet is Erected by public Subscription

Nearer My God to Thee

There is a memorial plaque to Mr. Woodward in All Saints Church, Lime Walk, Headington, Oxford:

The Inscription reads:

TO THE GLORY OF GOD AND IN MEMORY OF
JOHN WESLEY WOODWARD
BANDSMAN ON THE S.S. TITANIC
WHO WITH HIS COMRADES
NOBLY PERFORMED HIS DUTY TO THE LAST
WHEN THE SHIP SANK
AFTER COLLISION WITH AN ICEBERG
ON APRIL 15 1912.
BORN SEPT: 11, 1879.
NEARER MY GOD TO THEE.

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