CLOTHING - Grey coat, vest and pants; green shirt.
EFFECTS - Photographs; tickets; $5 bill; baggage insurance, No. 73941 (B. Ins. Ass., Ltd.; £12 in gold; 60c; 4 pence; keys; purse; primer on English language.
THIRD CLASS TICKET No. 14973
NAME - LESLIE GELINSKI.
He was buried at sea on 21 April 1912.
His parents were awarded £130 compensation by the Mansion House Relief Fund.
The Aberdare Leader 4 May 1912
The Titanic Disaster An Abercynon Victim Amongst the bodies of the "Titanic" victims that have been recovered is that of a young Hebrew youth from Abercynon, named W Galinsky, who had only recently come over from the Continent to see his brother. He was a most amiable young man, and his death has caused his brother and family deep grief.
Notes Family member believe that Gilinsky left Lithuania because of persecution. He would have had to serve 12 years in the Russian army. His father Shlomo served 25 years.
Documents Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#47)
Sources Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55) Nathan Shapiro (Nephew of Eliezer Gilinsky)