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April 12th 1912

April 12, 2020

The Memorial gravestone of Joseph Bell is situated in the Old graveyard of St Thomas a Becket, Nr Farlam, Cumbria, it is annotated with the following:

JOSEPH BELL AGED 51 YEARS SON OF THE ABOVE MARGARET BELL

CHIEF ENGINEER OF THE SS TITANIC WHO WAS LOST WITH ALL HIS ENGINEERING

STAFF IN THE FOUNDERING OF THAT VESSEL IN THE ATLANTIC OCEAN AFTER

COLLISION WITH AN ICEBERG APRIL 12TH 1912

NO GREATER LOVE HATH MAN THAN THIS.  THAT A MAN LAY DOWN

HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS.

[RIP  12th April 2020]

Joseph Bell 2020

Joseph Bell in New Zealand