Mr Andrew George James Simmons

Mr Andrew Simmons was born in Oxford, Oxfordshire on 13 June 1880.1

When he signed-on to the Titanic, on 4th April 1912 he gave his address as 80 Bevois Valley Road, (Southampton). His last ship had been the Philadelphia. As a Scullion he received monthly wages of £3 10s.

Simmons was rescued, possibly in Lifeboat 8, possibly in boat 11.

He lived in Southampton and in 1915 married Leah R. Barnard. 

He died in Southampton on 15 April 1948, the 36th anniversary of the disaster. He was buried in an unmarked grave at Hollybrook Cemetery, Southampton (section D2, plot 80).

Notes

  1. Birthdate disputed. Signing onto the Titanic he gave his age as 30 (birth c.1881). His burial record gives his age in 1948 as 75, placing his birth in c.1873. No birth certificate has so far been found.
 

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References and Sources

Agreement and Account of Crew (PRO London, BT100/259)
United States Senate, Washington 1912. n° 806, Crew List
Search archive British newspapers online

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(2018) Andrew George James Simmons Encyclopedia Titanica (ref: #2112, updated 11th December 2018 02:19:22 AM)
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