Mr Frank Bendell

Mr Frank Bendell was born in late 1888 in Christchurch, Hampshire, the son of Thomas Bendell (1861-1954) and Charlotte (nee Mutter, 1866-1955).  He had 8 siblings1,2.

In the 1911 census he was listed as a "Marine Fireman: White Star Line" and living with his family at 26 Woodley Road, Southampton.

He signed-on to the Titanic on 6th April 1912, prior to the Titanic he had served aboard the Kildonan Castle.  He died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.


  1. Sometimes listed as T. or J. Bendell probably because his initial was hard to read in the Titanic crew sign-on sheets.
  2. Thomas W Bendell (born 1884); George Bendell (born 1886); Rosie  (Rosa or Rose) Bendell (born 1891);
    Bertie Bendell (born 1893); Elsie Bendell (born 1895); Fred Bendell (born 1900); Arthur Bendell (born 1905); Mabel Bendell (born 1908)

References and Sources

British Census
General Register Office Index of Births, Marriages and Deaths.

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