Mr. C. H. Lightoller, the second officer on the ill-fated Titanic,
who is reported to be among the survivors, lived at Netley Abbey, and
on Wednesday one of our representatives called on his wife at their
residence at Hound to convey congratulations at Mr. Lightoller's
Mrs. Lightoller, who has two little boys, had just returned from
Southampton, where she had been visiting the wives of other officers
less fortunate than herself, and said how terribly anxious she had
been, but how thankful she felt now that she was assured of her
Mr. Lightoller, who comes from Liverpool, has seen service with the
White Star line on the liners Teutonic and Oceanic, but recently has
been engaged on the Majestic. Mrs. Lightoller is a native of Australia,
and, with her husband, have been living at Netley since the Company
came to Southampton. Mrs. Lightoller said that she had endeavoured to
see the Mayor of Southampton, to ask what she might do to help in
collecting at Netley, as she thought she ought to do everything in her
power now she herself was relieved from anxiety. In conclusion, Mrs.
Lightoller said she had been besieged with telegrams of inquiry and
congratulations, and wished to thank those who had sent, for she could
not possibly reply to so many.
Marconigram dated 18th April 1912 to: Saks & Co., New York. ''36
men's medium flannel shirts 12 men's ditto, drawers, 12 pairs socks for
destitute, deliver immediately at Pier 54 to Officer C. H. Lightoller.
Marconigram dated 18th April 1912 to: Siegel Cooper & Co. 6th
Avenue, New York. ''25 Coats, 19 Trousers medium weight for destitute
deliver immediately at pier 54 to Officer C. H. Lightoller. - Julia''.
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(1912) Mr. C. H. Lightoller, the second officer Southampton Times and Hampshire Express (ref: #4387, accessed 30th July 2015 05:05:58 AM)
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