(Courtesy of Olivier Mendez, Association Français du Titanic)
Mr Maurice Emile Victor Debreucq was born in France on 6th March 1894.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 6th April, 1912, his address was 12 Mead Street, Kennington, London, W. The Titanic was his first ship. As a member of the à la carte restaurant he was employed and therefore paid by Mr Gatti.
Mr Debreucq died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#244), and was buried at Mount Olivet Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8th May, 1912.
Courtesy Bob Knuckle, Canada
NO. 244 - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 23 - HAIR, FAIR.
CLOTHING - Black coat; vest and pants; black boots.
EFFECTS - One gold watch; steel chain with purse; £1 4s. 6d.; badge and two gold studs.
NAME - MAURICE EMIL DEBRENEQ.
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
List Compiled by the Consul General of France (Maurice De Coppet), 17th June, 1913
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia)
Bob Knuckle, Canada
Olivier Mendez, France
Geoff Whitfield, UK
Bill Wormstedt, USA
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Maurice Emile Victor Debreucq
Born: Tuesday 6th March 1894
Age: 18 years 1 months and 9 days.
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at 12 Mead Street, Kennington London London England
Occupation: Assistant Waiter
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 244)
Buried: Mount Olivet Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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