Mr Robert Butt, 22, was born in Hampshire.
When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4 April 1912, he gave his address
as 9 Canute (?) Road, (Southampton). As a first class steward he received monthly
wages of £3 15s. His last ship had been the Oceanic.
Right: © Bill Fowler, Canada.
Butt died in the sinking. His body was recovered by the Mackay-Bennett (#10) and was buried at Fairview
Cemetary, Halifax, Nova Scotia on 8 May 1912.
NO. 10 (See No. 77) - MALE - ESTIMATED AGE, 25 - HAIR, FAIR
CLOTHING - Ships uniform waistcoat; blue trousers; spring sided shoes.
ADDRESS ON ENVELOPE - "R. Butt. 6 Caute Rd., Freemantle, Southampton.".
NAME - R. BUTT
References and Sources
Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
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.
Titanic Passenger and Crew Summary
Name: Mr Robert Henry Butt
Age: 21 years
Marital Status: Single.
Last Residence: at Canute Road Southampton Hampshire England
Occupation: Saloon Steward
Last Ship: Oceanic
First Embarked: Southampton
Died in the Titanic disaster (15th April 1912).
Body recovered by: Mackay-Bennett (No. 10)
Buried: Fairview Lawn Cemetery Halifax Nova Scotia Canada on Wednesday 8th May 1912.
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