Mr Ernest Frederick Allen, 24, was born on 10 March 1888 in London.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6 April 1912, he gave his address as 9 Short Street (Chapel, Southampton). He normally worked as a fireman but on the Titanic he was employed as a trimmer. As such he received £5 10s per month. He had previously served on the Olympic.
Allen was rescued in Collapsible B. His brother Fred Allen died in the sinking. Initially Ernest Allen was also reported lost.
Ernest Allen died in December 1968.
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Southern Evening Echo, 4 September 1964, Article
Southern Evening Echo, 30 December 1968, Obituary
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
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Southampton Echo, April, 1912
Hampshire Independent, April 1912
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Brian Ticehurst, UK
Articles and Stories
Southern Evening Echo (1964)
Southern Evening Echo (1968)