Mr Joseph Stanley Gill, 34, was born in Paisley.
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 17 Suffolk Avenue, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Olympic. As a bedroom steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
Gill died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#49) and buried at sea on 21 April 1912.
NO. 49. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 40. - HAIR AND MOUSTACHE, DARK.
CLOTHING - Black coat; Steward's white coat; black trousers.
TATTOO - On left arm, "S. Gill" on Union Jack.
EFFECTS - Ship's keys; fountain pen.
NAME - J. S. GILL., 17 Suffolk Ave., Southampton.
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"
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Joseph Stanley Gill
Paisley Renfrewshire Scotland
Age: 34 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: at 17 Suffolk Avenue Southampton Hampshire England - Map
Occupation: Bed Room Steward
Last Ship: Olympic
First Embarked: Belfast on Monday 1st April 1912
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 49)
Buried: at Sea on Sunday 21st April 1912.
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