David Matherson

Mr David Matherson

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Mr David Matherson, 30, was born in Thurso, Scotland. When he signed-on to the Titanic he spelt his name "Matheson" and gave his address as 20 Everton Street, Southampton. His wages were 5 per month. His last ship had been the Adriatic.

Matherson died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#192) and was buried at Fairview Cemetary, Halifax Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.

NO. 192 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 37 - FAIR HAIR AND MOUSTACHE

CLOTHING - Blue serge suit; ship's jersey and black boots.

TATTOO - On left arm: "D. Matherson" over cross; flag; coat of arms. Above right arm; clasped hands; anchor and "C. M.".

EFFECTS - Pipe; knife.

Documents
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#192)

References
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Colonel Archibald Gracie (1913) The Truth about the Titanic. New York, Mitchell Kennerley
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n 806, Crew List

Contributors
Hermann Sldner, Germany
Bill Wormstedt, USA

Articles and Stories

Men Who Died Like Heroes

Highland News  (1912) 

MEN WHO DIED LIKE HEROES

 
60 OF TITANIC DEAD TO BE BURIED TO-DAY

(1912) 

60 OF TITANIC DEAD TO BE BURIED TO-DAY

 
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