Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
of those gallant Belfast men whose
names are here inscribed and who
lost their lives on the 15th April, 1912,
by the foundering of the Belfast built
R.M.S. Titanic, through collision with
an iceberg, on her maiden voyage
from Southampton to New York.
Thomas Andrews Junr, William Henry Marsh Parr,
Roderick Chisholm, Anthony Wood Frost, Robert Knight,
William Campbell, Ennis Hastings Watson, Francis Parkes,
Alfred Fleming Cunningham, Herbert Gifford Harvey,
Albert George Ervine, Dr. John Edward Simpson,
William McReynolds, Henry Philip Creese,
Thomas Millar, Hugh Fitzpatrick, Joseph Beattie,
Matthew Leonard, Archibald Scott, Hugh Calderwood,
Richard Turley, William McQuillan.
Their devotion to duty and heroic
conduct, through which the lives
saved, have left a record of calm
fortitude and self-sacrifice which
will ever remain an inspiring example
to succeeding generations.
"Greater love hath no man than this
that a man lay down his life for his friends."
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Disasters • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 54° 35.802′ N, 5° 55.739′ W. Marker is in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Marker is on Donegall Square East just south of Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the right when traveling south. Monument is on the Belfast City Hall grounds. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Donegall Square, Belfast, Northern Ireland BT1 5GS, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Titanic Memorial Garden (a few steps from this marker); William James Pirrie (a few steps from this marker); Royal Irish Rifles South African War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry George "Harry" Ferguson (within shouting distance of this marker); First U.S.A.E.F. Landed in This City 26 Jan 1942 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Water Office (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); James Joseph MagennisWelcome to the City Centre (about 90 meters away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Belfast.
Regarding "Titanic" Memorial. From the Belfast City Hall website:
The last work of sculptor Sir Thomas Brock and originally unveiled in the North of Donegal Square in 1920, this memorial was moved in 1960 to where it stands now. In white Carrera marble, the female figure of Death or Fate looks down at two sea nymphs rising from the waves, with the body of a drowned sailor in their arms. It was thought at the time that only 22 local people had died in the disaster and only the names of those victims are recorded on the original memorial. Their names are listed on two sides in order of rank upon the ship.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 105 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 25, 2019, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.