Shaldon has a particular interest in the loss. George Fox Hosking is senior third engineer on the Titanic. He is the eldest son of Captain and Mrs Hosking of The Green, Shaldon, and resides in London. He has a wife and three children. The parents are greatly distressed, fearing the worst, though at one time they were bouyed up by messages from the owners to the effect that they were all saved. The family are among the best known in Shaldon.

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(1912) Titanic Disaster, Westcountry Passengers and Crew Western Morning News (ref: #2208, accessed 30th August 2015 10:54:32 AM) URL :

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