George Francis Bailey

Mr George Francis Bailey

Image
Bill Fowler,Canada

Mr George Francis Bailey, 36, was born in London.

Bailey initially signed on the the Titanic in Belfast on 1 April 1912 and he was on the ship for the delivery trip to Southampton. He signed-on again in Southampton on 4 April. His previous ship had been the Olympic. As a saloon steward he received monthly waes of 3 15s.

Bailey died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#161) and he was buiried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.

NO. 161. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 40. - HAIR, DARK.

CLOTHING - Rain coat over ship's uniform.

NO MARKS ON BODY.

SECOND CLASS STEWARD No. 5.

NAME - C. F. BAILLEY.

 

Available Documents
Crew Particulars of Engagement
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Details compiled from records of the "Mackay-Bennett". Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, c. Friday May 3, dark purple card covers, initial page entitled, Key to accompanying List showing how bodies have been disposed of:, probably printed in Halifax, N.S., 76 pp., unpaged, Body No. 1 to 306 inclusive: annotated in red ink below each body's data with burial permit and cemetery data, and with two extra typed pages added for the Minia, Montmagny and Algerine; Body Nos. 307 to 324 inclusive, Nos. 326 to 329 inclusive and No. 330 respectively. (#161)

References
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)

Articles and Stories

Identifying Stewards

Titanic Research  (2005) 

IDENTIFYING STEWARDS

 
  • Add new information or a comment


  • Help improve this biography

  • Link and cite this biography

    (2014) George Francis Bailey Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #1728, accessed 30th August 2014 01:28:50 PM)

    URL : http://www.encyclopedia-titanica.org/titanic-victim/george-francis-bailey.html