© 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.
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.
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Related Articles and Documents
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr George Francis Bailey
London London England
Age: 36 years
Last Residence: at Shepperton London London England
Occupation: Saloon Steward
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 161)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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