Mr Henry "Harry" Cotterill
Mr Henry "Harry" Cotterill, 21, was born in Cornwall in 1890. The son of Emily Cotterill, his father had died about 1909. He was one of 4 children and lived with his family at 26 Adelaide Street, Penzance, Cornwall. He was a builders' carpenter by trade.
He boarded Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger (ticket number 29107, £11 10s). He shared a cabin with his travelling companions and friends Percy Bailey and George Hocking. Their ultimate destination was to have been 457 Rhodes Avenue, Akron, Ohio.
Mr Harry Cotterill died in the sinking, his body, if recovered, was never identified.
A brass plaque in memory of Harry Cotterill and his friend George Hocking was placed in St John's School, St Michaels's Street, Penzance shortly after the tragedy. Following the closure of the school in the late 1950's the plaque was re-sited within the nearby St John the Baptist Church in Trewartha Terrace. The inscription reads:
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