Mr Joseph Dawson, 23, from Dublin, Ireland came to Southampton to look for work. He joined the Titanic as a Trimmer and perished in the sinking. His body was recovered (#227) and he was buried in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on 8 May 1912.
Joseph Dawson in the uniform of the Royal Army Medical Corps, 1911.
From "The Irish Aboard Titanic."
(Courtesy of Senan Molony, Ireland)
The grave of Joseph Dawson in Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, N.S.
Photo: © Bob Knuckle, Canada.
|NO. 227 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE 30 - HAIR LIGHT & MOUSTACHE
CLOTHING - Dungaree coat and pants; grey shirt.
NO MARKS ON BODY OR CLOTHING
EFFECTS - N. S. & S. Union 35638.
References and Sources
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.
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Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Joseph Dawson
Born: September 1888
Age: 23 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 227)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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