John Smillie

Mr John Smillie

Mr J. Smillie, 29, was born in Glasgow, Scotland.

He was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip from Belfast to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 16 Malmesbury Road, (Southampton). As a first class saloon steward he received monthly wages of 3 15s. His last ship had been the Olympic.

Smilie died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#91) and buried at sea on 23 April 1912.


CLOTHING - Steward's white coat; uniform vest; blue pants; black boots.

TATTOO - On right arm; a woman.

EFFECTS - Postcard in pocket to J. Smillie.


References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Particulars of Engagement (Belfast), Ulster Folk and Transport Museum (TRANS 2A/45 381)
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"

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