Titanic Sea-Post Memorial

The Southampton Times

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Messrs, Lankester and Son, Limited, have executed a handsome memorial tablet to the sea-post officers who perished in the foundering of the Titanic. The tablet is made from the bronze of one of the Titanic spare propeller blades, and is to be placed in the public portion of the Southampton Head Post Office, High Street. Beneath a trophy, composed of the British and American flags, is the inscription:- This tablet is erected by the members of the postal and telegraph service to the honour and memory of John R. Jago Smith, James B. Williamson, British sea post officers, and their American colleagues – William H. L. Gwinn, John S. March, Oscar S. Woody, who died on duty in the foundering of the S. S. Titanic April 15th 1912. “Steadfast in Peril”.  

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Encyclopedia Titanica (2019) Titanic Sea-Post Memorial (The Southampton Times, Saturday 10th April 1915, ref: #42, published 5 May 2019, generated 2nd August 2021 04:08:10 PM); URL : https://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-sea-post-memorial.html