Ernest Waldron King : General Information

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Ernest Waldron King : General Information

King, Ernest Waldron. Lived at Currin Rectory, Clones, Ireland. Occupation - Clerk, Pursers Assistant. 28 years old. (Born in Dublin, Ireland).

Body number 321. Interred at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Memorial stone in Fairview Cemetery reads:- In loving memory of Ernest Waldron King, Currin Rectory, Clones, Ireland, died on duty, SS Titanic, April 15, 1912. Aged 28 years. ''Nothing in my hand I bring simply to thy cross I cling. 321.

In April 1998 at Sothebys Auction in London A postcard sent from RMS Titanic posted from Queenstown dated April 11 1912. The reverse in pencil and reading: 'Dear Tom, Just leaving Queenstown, splendid weather, you might write 25th and address Plymouth, with love Dad x'. the front of the John Adams postcard with a polychrome image of the Titanic at sea with her dimensions underneath together with a sepia photograph of the sender of the postcard in his naval uniform and an official memorial card, the reverse depicting the ship at sail and the inside with a poem and memorial, with The Daily Graphic's Special Titanic Memoriam dated April 20th 1912, consisting of 18 pages of text and illustrations concerning the disaster (4) various sizes, the postcard with some foxing and with one corner detached and another torn off. The Lot made £3,105.

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