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Directions to his grave

To find this stylish and smartly engraved headstone walk through the entrance to the cemetery, then... read more

Reviewed 31 October 2018
sabatinitennis
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London, United Kingdom
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Quite moving

If you have even a remote interest in anything to do with the Titanic then you must go pay your... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2018
Darrell X
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Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

To find this stylish and smartly engraved headstone walk through the entrance to the cemetery, then through the large stone arch in front of you then down the path in front of you. Hartley's grave is on the left three graves from the end of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 7 September 2018

If you have even a remote interest in anything to do with the Titanic then you must go pay your respects to Wallace Hartley, Bandmaster who played until the very end. The memorial is informative and from there do what I did; walk along the...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Darrell X
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Popped over see the memorial while retreating from the wasps which had made their home inside the family grave we had come to visit. A very interesting and well kept grave marker with some comically inappropriate additions from other visitors.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank John S
Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

In Colne, there is two memorials to Wallace Hartley. There is one in the town and his grave stone in the Cemetery.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank HeyJo44
Reviewed 12 September 2017

In numbers. The Titanic hit the iceburg at 11.40 on April 14 and sank at 2.20 on April 15 1912. Wallace Hartley went down playing. Possbly 'Nearer my God to thee' , possibly 'Autumn' which was a favourite. He was found having drowned still clutching...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

I am a self-confessed Titanorak and taught 'Titanic' as a topic to my class. I took them all here as part of their studies. On the coach we stopped at Colne centre where there is a memorial to Wallace and you can see the bank...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 23 May 2017

This memorial is to show the people of the world what this man did in the face of a horrific tragedy . He was shown to think of others first in the face of his own death a truly honorable man well worth a visit...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Denise B
Reviewed 1 March 2017

First of all a word about the cemetery. As you enter from the road then go through the lovely chapel archway the scenery opens up in front of you with beautiful views of the hills and open countryside. The cemetery itself has many splendid headstones...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank johnhouston2
Reviewed 7 November 2016

This memorial is a tribute to Wallace Hartley who was the heroic band master who died on The Titanic in April 1912,its situated on Albert Road adjacent to the war memorial. If you are in the area the graveyard is worth a visit for the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Douglas A
Reviewed 5 October 2016

the monument is situated in a most beautifully situated overlooking the haunting moors.the skylark is all you hear as you wander round the cemetery . A fitting place for a local hero

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Maureen M
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