Johannes Voegelin-Dubach

Sig. Johannes Voegelin-Dubach

Johannes Vgelin-Dubach, 35, coffee man in the -la-carte-reataurant, was born on 23 September 1876 at Reigoldswil, Switzerland. He went to England to find a job. On 16 June 1900 he was married to Lina Dubach from Ltzelflh, Kanton Bern, Switzerland. This happened in Westminster, London. They had three children (b. 1899, 1902 and 1903) and the couple lived at 8 Lumber Court, London WC.

Before joining the Titanic Johannes Vgelin-Dubach had worked at other ships of the White Star Line, the last was the Olympic. His wages were 1 15s a week. He began work on the Titanic on 6th April 1912.

He died in the sinking. His body, if recovered, was never identified.

Johannes Vgelin-Dubach left a wife, 34, and three children (Johanna, Lina Rosalie and Hans Alois; from 8 to 10 years). The widow received a compensation of 300 from White Star Line (paid weekly 1-2 in the beginning, later 4). From the Lord Mayor Fund she was paid 50. The outstanding wages were for 6 days - 30s. Lina Vgelin-Dubach died on 25 May 1950 in London. His mother also received from Lord Mayor Fund 30 (paid weekly 35s).

References and Sources
Crew Particulars of Engagement
Gnter Bbler (1998) Reise auf der Titanic, Chronos Zrich

Credits
Hermann Sldner, Germany

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