Master Frank Philip Aks

Master Frank Philip "Filly" Aks, 10m, was born on 7 June 1911. He boarded the Titanic at Southampton together with his mother Leah.



(Courtesy of Michael A. Findlay, USA)

Leah and "Filly" had left their home in London to join his father Samuel Aks in Norfolk, Virginia. Filly was rescued in lifeboat 11 and was reunited with his mother on board the Carpathia, she having been rescued in lifeboat 13.

 


Frank Aks in 1988
(© Michael A. Findlay, USA)

Frank died on 15 July 1991 and was buried in the family plot at Forest Lawn Cemetery, Norfolk, Virginia.

 


(© Michael A. Findlay, USA)

References
Contract Ticket List, White Star Line 1912 (National Archives, New York; NRAN-21-SDNYCIVCAS-55[279])
Judith Geller (1998) Titanic: Women and Children First. Haynes. ISBN 1 85260 594 4
List or Manifest of Alien Passengers for the United States Immigration Officer At Port Of Arrival (Date: 18th-19th June 1912, Ship: Carpathia) - National Archives, NWCTB 85 T715 Vol 4183
Names and Descriptions of Alien Passengers Embarked at the Port of Southampton, 10 April 1912 (PRO London, BT 27/780B).

Contributors
Michael A. Findlay, USA
Hermann Söldner, Germany

Pictures

Survivors' First Meeting

SURVIVORS' FIRST MEETING

 
Hart, Aks and Lord

HART, AKS AND LORD

 

Articles and Stories

Baby Thought Lost Is Safe

Washington Post  (1912) 

BABY THOUGHT LOST IS SAFE

 
Joyce A. Rosenfeld

(1996) 

JOYCE A. ROSENFELD

 
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