Mr Leonard James Hoare

Mr Leonard James Hoare, 21, was born in Southampton the son of William Hoare and Sarah Louisa (nee Pilgrim).

He initially signed-on to the Titanic in Belfast for her delivery trip to Southampton. When he signed-on again, in Southampton, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address as 108 High Street, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Majestic.

He was the nephew of Stewardesss Mabel Benett and nephew by marriage of Steward Alfred Crawford.

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


Gavin Bell, UK

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)
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