© Bob Knuckle, Canada
Mr Alfred Arnold Deeble, 29, was born in London. When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912 he gave his local address as 81 Atherley Road (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a first class saloon steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Deeble died in the sinking, his body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett. He was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 3 May 1912.
NO. 270. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 23. - HAIR, BROWN.
CLOTHING - Black pants; white coat with buttons; green rain coat; no shirt.
EFFECTS - Gold watch; gold ring marked "A. D."; one bunch keys; shirt marked "Deoble."
References and Sources
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Geoff Whitfield, UK
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Alfred Arnold Deeble
London London England
Age: 29 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 81 Atherley Road Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Saloon Steward
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 270)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Friday 3rd May 1912.
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