Mr J. White, 27, was born in Hampshire.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 41 Thackeray Road, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a glory-hole steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s
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White died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#272). He was buried at Fairview cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 272. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 32. - HAIR, FAIR.
CLOTHING - Blue suit; white jacket.
EFFECTS - One pipe; 6 shillings. G. H. STEWARD.
NAME - J. WHITE (on jacket).
41 Thackeray Rd., Southampton.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
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
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr J. W. White
Age: 27 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Glory Hole Steward
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 272)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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