Robert Douglas Norman

Mr Robert Douglas Norman

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Mr Robert Douglas Norman, 28, from Glasgow worked as an electrical engineer for A.E.G Electric Co., 50 Wellington Street, Glasgow.

He boarded the Titanic at Southampton as a second class passenger (ticket number 218629, 13 10s).

On the evening of April 14th Douglas played the piano at a at a hymn service presided over by Rev Ernest Carter. After the collision Norman met Kate Buss and Marion Wright, he told them the ship had struck an iceberg but he assured them there was no danger.

Douglas died in the sinking, his body recovered by the MacKay Bennett and he was buried at Fairview Cemetery, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 6 May 1912.

NO. 287. - MALE. - ESTIMATED AGE, 32. FAIR - HAIR, HIGH FOREHEAD.

CLOTHING - Dark trousers and vest; no coat; green striped flannel shirt; no boots.

EFFECTS - Gold watch and chain; sovereign purse with 5; 4 8s. 6d. loose; thirty one cents in foreign coins; pocket knife and diary.

NAME - ROBERT D. NORMAN.

Documents
Record of Bodies and Effects: Passengers and Crew, S.S. Titanic (Public Archives of Nova Scotia) (#287)

Sources
Marriages, Births, Deaths and Injuries, White Star 1912 and Board of Trade 1912, PRO London - BT 100/260

Acknowledgements
Hermann Sldner, Germany

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