Southampton Old Cemetery
A blue peg for a Titanic memorial
In Southampton Old Cemetery a small blue peg marks the memorial to George B Ede who lost his life when the Titanic sank.
Friends of the Old Cemetery mark Titanic memorials with these pegs, so that they can be eaily identified by visitors to the cemetery.
Today a floral tribute will be laid at each memorial.
tells that"Mr George B. Ede , 22, was born in Surrey.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as Manor Farm Road, (Southampton).His last ship had been the Olympic. As a third class steward he received monthly wages of ¬£3.15s. Ede died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.".....
Also shown on Encyclopaedia Titanica are pictures of - graves and memorials in the Southampton area -
There are links to other sites containing information about the Titanic disaster and the human tragedy along with yesterday's picture, dated 14th April 2007.
The dark specks showing on the memorial are rain.
RMS Titanic. Sou...