Titanic Disaster, Westcountry Passengers and Crew (12)

Western Morning News

A Truro passenger, Charles P Fillbrook, resided at Charles Street, with his parents, was on his way to join an uncle at Howder County, Michigan, with the intention of becoming a miner, or of following his trade as a painter. He had not long finished his apprenticeship as a painter with Mr W Tippett of Truro, his age being 18. For some years he had been a side-drummer in the Territorial band, D.C.L.I. As a companion across the Atlantic he had a friend named Banfield, of Plymouth, Devon. Fillbrook’s father Mr. Wm. Fillbrook is a mason.

(D.C.L.I. is Devon & Cornwall Light Infantry)

Related Biographies:

Frederick James Banfield
Joseph Charles Fillbrook


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