Mr Reginald Fenton Butler, 25, a mechanical engineer from Southsea, England, boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger. He held ticket No. 234868, £13. His last place of abode was Portsmouth (Hotel Grenada, Southsea).
© Bill Fowler, Canada
Mr Butler died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the MacKay Bennett (#97) and buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 3 May 1912.
NO. 97. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 42.
CLOTHING - Black suit.
EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; silver cigarette case; gold match box; knife; fountain pen; memo book; Odfellows' stud; letter case and pocket book with £60 2s.
NAME - REGINALD BUTLER.
References and Sources
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#97)
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55)
Marriages, births, deaths and injuries that have occurred on board during the voyage (PRO London, BT 100/259-260)
Hermann Söldner, Germany
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Reginald Fenton Butler
Age: 25 years
Last Residence: in Southsea Hampshire England
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
2nd Class Passengers
First Embarked: Southampton on Wednesday 10th April 1912
Ticket No. 234686 , £13
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 97)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Friday 3rd May 1912.
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