Photo: © Bill Fowler, Dundas, Ontario, Canada).
Mr Richard Hosgood, 22, was born in London and gave his address as 19 Woolley Rd., Euston. His last ship had been the Saxon.
Hosgood and his colleagues Kinsella, Geer, Witt, Black and Lloyd were taken on at the last minute after six of the the "signed-on" crew arrived late for the sailing.
Hosgood died in the sinking, his body was later recovered (#242), he was buried at Fairview cemetery, Halifax, N.S. on 6 May 1912.
|NO. 242. ? MALE. ? ESTIMATED AGE, 25. ? HAIR, FAIR.
CLOTHING ? Black coat ; grey singlet and drawers.
EFFECTS ? One knife; N. S. & F. Union Book, No. 36363.
TATTOO ? On right arm, full rigged ship; roses and "mother."
FIREMAN. ? NAME ? R. HOSGOOD, 19 Woodley 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" Including Bodies Buried at Sea and Bodies Delivered at Morgue in Halifax, N.S. Public Archives of Nova Scotia, Halifax, N.S., Manuscript Group 100, Vol. 229, No. 3d, Accession 1976-191, 76 pp., unpaged. (#242)
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Richard Hosgood
Age: 22 years
Marital Status: Married.
Last Residence: in Woolston Hampshire England
Last Ship: Saxon
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 242)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Monday 6th May 1912.
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