Bid to revamp Godalming Titanic memorial moves forward

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A bid to revamp a memorial in Surrey to Jack Phillips, chief telegraphist on the Titanic, has moved forward.

Waverley council said it had received initial support in a bid for funds to restore the Grade II-listed Phillips Memorial Cloister and improve the park.

The Godalming memorial, built in 1914, is said to be the largest of any built to remember a single Titanic victim.

The council wants to restore the memorial in time for the 2012 centenary of the sinking of the ship.

Jack Phillips was born locally and died aged 25 when the liner sank....

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