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Alberto (seated) and Sebastiano Peracchio
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Portrait of bothers Alberto and Sebastiano Peracchio who served together as Waiters in the à la carte restaurant, and both died in the disaster.


Joseph Howarth : RMS Carpathia (Able Seaman)
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Mahala Douglas
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Mahala Douglas was returning on the Titanic with her wealthy second husband Walter following three-month tour of Europe to find furnishings for their palatial retreat Walden, at Lake Minnetonka near Minneapolis.

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The following people were born
KEMP, Mr Thomas Hulman — 18th January 1869
THOMPSON, Mr Joseph — 18th January 1878
GALLAGHER, Mr Martin — 18th January 1883
MARÉCHAL, Mr Pierre — 18th January 1883
BARTON, Mr David John — 18th January 1890
ANDREWS, Mr Charles Edward — 18th January 1893

The following people died
ROMAINE, Mr Charles Hallace — 18th January 1922
ABELSON, Mrs Anna — 18th January 1972
LEWIS, Mr Arthur Ernest Read — 18th January 1973
HERMAN, Miss Kate — 18th January 1983
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