Leo Edmondus Vanderplancke

Mr Leo Edmondus Vanderplancke

Leo Edmondus Vanderplancke, 15, was born in from Zwevezele, Belgium on 17th September, 1896. Leo was engaged in the carpentry trade despite his young age.

Leo Auguste and his sister Augusta were heading to Detroit, Michigan to visit relatives, then they would join their brother Jules and his wife Emilia in Fremont, Ohio.

The family boarded the Titanic in Southampton as third class passengers. Leo and Augusta held ticket number 345764, 18.

They all lost their lives in the sinking. None of their bodies, if recovered, were identified.

References
Michael Findlay Revised Passenger List in Judith Geller Titanic: Women and Children First. Haynes. ISBN 1 85260 594 4

Sources
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Herman De Wulf and Michael A. Findlay (1998) The Belgians and the Titanic. Voyage. #27

Acknowledgements
Herman DeWulf, Belgium
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Georges Picavet, Belgium
Kassandra Picavet, Belgium
Homer Thiel, USA

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