Charles Alexander Fortune

Mr Charles Alexander Fortune

Charles Alexander Fortune

Mr Charles Alexander Fortune, 19, was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, 13 October 1892, the only son of Mark and Mary Fortune. He had just graduated the year before from Bishop's College in Lennoxville, Quebec with citations of academic and athletic excellence. He was about to enroll in McGill University when he returned from a Grand Tour of Europe on the Titanic.

He boarded at Southampton as a first class passenger. He travelled with his parents and three sisters, Ethel Flora, Alice Elizabeth, and Mabel. They occupied cabins C-23-25-27.

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Charles Alexander Fortune
(Courtesy: Alan Hustak, Canada)

Charles and his father lost their lives in the sinking, their bodies were never recovered.

References and Sources

Alan Hustak (1999) Titanic: The Canadian Story. Vehicule Press, ISBN-1-55065-113-7

Credits
Pat Cook, USA
Phillip Gowan, USA
Alan Hustak, Canada

Articles and Stories

Memorial Plaque

MEMORIAL PLAQUE

 
DRESSED IN SKIRTS MAN LEFT TITANIC

Washington Times  (1912) 

DRESSED IN SKIRTS MAN LEFT TITANIC

 
Fortune Family Parted in Boat in Good Cheer

Manitoba Free Press  (1912) 

FORTUNE FAMILY PARTED IN BOAT IN GOOD CHEER

 
WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK

New York Times  (1912) 

WOMEN REVEALED AS HEROINES BY WRECK

 
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