Mr O. W. Samuel, 41, was born in Swansea,Wales.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his local address as 125 Osborne Rd. (Southampton). His last ship had been the Oceanic . As a second class saloon steward he received monthly wages of £3 15s.
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Samuel died in the sinking. His body was later recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#217). He was buried at Fairview Lawn Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 217. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 50. - HAIR AND MOUSTACHE, DARK GREY
CLOTHING - Green overcoat; steward's uniform; brown waistcoat.
EFFECTS - Gold stud; glasses; corkscrew; scissors; 1s. 8d in purse. No marks at all.
SECOND CLASS STEWARD No. 22.
NAME ON KNIFE - O. W. SAMUEL. 125 Osborne Rd., Southampton.
References and Sources
White Star Line (1912.) Record of Bodies and Effects (Passengers and Crew S.S. "Titanic") Recovered by Cable Steamer "MacKay Bennett"
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Owen Wilmore Samuel
Age: 41 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Saloon Steward
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 217)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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